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laudable
worth of praise
hefty
heavy
portend
to serve as a warning
slander
a folse, oral statement that damages a persons's reputation
cryptic
secretive or partially concealed; mysterious
approbation
official approval
pretense
a flase or misleading show of something
divine
related to a god
nexus
a connection or intersection
saunter
to walk in a leisurely mannor
scurry
to move with light running steps
erudite
well-educated
surreptitious
done secretly, often unseemly or unethical
malodorous
smelling very bad
accommodate
to oblige
supplant
to take the place of
desolate
left alone; lonely; deserted
pantheon
all the god's people
celestial
relating to the heavens
tamper
to interfere
insight
the power to sence or understand something
pungent
sharp to the smell or taste
debilitated
showing impairment of energy or strength
stagnant
inactive; not moving
supercilious
feeling or showing proud contempt
blatant
offensively obvious; unpleasantly noisy
flounder
to proceed with clumsiness and confusion
civil
observing accepted social customs; not rude
omniscient
all-knowing
vagrant
a person who wanders from place to place, esp one who lives on the streets and constitutes a public nuisance
largess
generosity in giving gifts
efficacy
the power to produce the desired effect
cadence
a rhythmic beat
apathy
lack of emotion; lack of concern
connoisseur
an expert esp. in the fine arts
pervade
to spread through
blithe
frivolous; casual; carefree
morass
an area of swampy ground; something that hinders
forage
to search for food or provisions
facetious
playfully humerous
subjugate
to bring under control; to conquer
placid
calm, undisturbed
exacerbate
to make more violent, bitter, or severe
resolute
firmly determined
lackadaisical
showing a lack of interest or spirit
credulous
tending to believe too easily
sonorous
having a full, deep sound; impressive in style of speech
plaintive
expressing sorrow
shun
to avoid; to keep away from
quixotic
foolishly idealistic; extravagantly chivalrous