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amiss
out of proper place
antithesis
opposite
auspicious
marked by favorable circumastances
avaricious
greedy
behoove
fit or proper
belie
misrepresent
blase
indifference due to frequent exposure
calumnious
sladerous
castellated
fashioned in the shape of a castle
circumvent
to surround
cleft
to split
coalesce
to grow together
collateral
parallel
contrition
remorse for wrongdoing
crystalline
strikingly clear; sparkling
cynical
belief that humans are motivated by selfishness
dearth
scarse supply of
encompass
to surround
droll
whimsically comical
depreciate
to lessen in value
despotic
tyrranical
desultory
disconnected; random
dire
calamitous
dominion
sovereignty
entreat
request earnestly
equivocation
intentionally vague; ambiguous
expostulate
to reason earnestly in an effort to dissuade of correct
felicity
bliss
filial
of or relating to a son or daughter
garish
gaudy
hone
to sharpen
idiom
regional dialect
imminent
impending
impeccable
no flaws
incantation
ritualistic chanting
incarnate
embodied in human form
incognito
disguised identity
indiscriminate
random
inexorable
unchanging
inexplicable
unable to be explained
infuse
to pour into
jocund
sprightly or lighthearted
lilting
lively speech
myriad
innumerable
nascent
coming into existence
nonchalant
indifferent
opaque
impenetrable by light
pall
producing a gloomy effect
pedagogical
realting to the art of teaching
perdition
eternal damnation
peruse
to examine with great care
pervasive
tendency to spread or permeate
portentuous
foreboding
precept
a rule perscribing a particular course of action; law
prodigal
wastefully extravagant
proficient
andvanced degree of competence in a certain field
provocative
stimulating to anger or annoyance
pulsate
expand and contract rythmically
qualm
a sudden tinge of misgiving
quandry
state of uncertainty or perplaexity
rapt
to enchant or seize
reiterate
to say or do agian repeatedly
requiem
hymn or composition for a dead person
rueful
regret
suave
courteous
subversive
intending to overthrow
sullen
morose
superfluous
beyond what is required or sufficient
surcease
to stop
tactual
tangible
transfix
to render motionless as with fear or awe
umbrage
offense; resentment
usurp
to sieze and hold against their will
voracious
ravenous
zephyr
airy, insubstantial, passing