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crescendo
a steady increase in intensity or force
disingenuous
crafty; not straightforward
extant
in existence
intransigent
uncompromising
lachrymose
mournful
malaise
discomfort
pallid
pale
waive
to not enforce a rule
assiduous
diligent
condescend
to deal with in a superior way
panacea
cure-all
propensity
tendency
propinquity
nearness
umbrage
offense; resentment
discretionary
based on individual judgment
flummox
to confuse
histrionics
exaggerated emotional behavior
moribund
near death
turpitude
corruption
unpalatable
unpleasant
veritable
genuine
boondoggle
unnecessary, wasteful work
protege
a person under the guidance or training of another
reciprocate
to give in response to something received
repugnant
offensive
schism
separation
virulent
extremely infectious
appellation
title
autonomy
independence
jurisprudence
related to law
misanthrope
one who hates or mistrusts humankind
prognosticate
predict
prosaic
straightforward; uninteresting
satiate
to satisfy
scion
descendent; heir
arcane
mysterious
exculpate
to declare innocent
mercurial
volatile; quickly changing
salubrious
healthful
tangential
going away from the main point
tyro
a beginner
venial
easily excused
attenuate
to reduce or weaken
depravity
moral corruption
discourse
discussion
remuneration
compensation; payment
tactile
able to be touched
transient
remaining only a short time
malevolent
evil
palpable
able to be handled or touched; obvious
abrogate
to abolish, especially by authority