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atone
to make up for
aver
to declare true
brusque
abrupt in manner
debacle
a catastrophe
defile
to make unclean
debauch
corrupt
placate
to make peacful
diffident
unconfident- shy
echelon
level of authority
expedient
easy/effective
rapport
a relationship
trite
lacking in effectiveness
antithesis
the exact opposite
bilk
to trick
cogent
clear- convincing
cumbrous
clunky
dilatory
late- delaying
enigma
something that's puzzling
fetid
foul smelling
heinous
horrifying
incongruous
not matching
languor
lazy
mien
a manner
overt
openly stated
precarious
depended on uncertainties
quell
to crush
rotund
round
absolve
to free from guilt
antipathy
a feeling of strong dislike
scathing
bitterly severe
succinct
short
vehement
"very"/ strongly emotional
blithe
joyous/happy
cognizant
having knowledge
curtail
to cut short
disparage
to degrade
erratic
irregular
fastidious
difficult to please
hiatus
a break in time
ingratiate
to gain favor of
malign
malevolent
mitigate
to make less severe (moderate)
palatable
acceptable to taste
preclude
to prevent
rancor
ruthlessness ( RUDE )
scourge
to punish. scathe.
taciturn
NOT talkative
abstruse
abstract
difficult to comprehend
apathy
disinterest
beset
to besiege
colloquy
conversation
venerate
to value or worship