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Acquiesce
To comply, to yield
ak wee es
Anomaly
abnormal, irregular, abberrant
uh nah mu lee
Bane
any cause of ruin or destruction, causing harm, death or misery
bayn
censure
severe critism, related word is censor but it's not as strong as CENSURE
sen sher
Chagrin
strong embarrasment feeling, irritation marked by disappointment or humiliation.
shuh grin
Choleric
temperamental; hotheaded
kuh layr ik
Churlish
peasantlike; crude, vulgar
cher lish
cipher
nothing,zero,null ; worthless person or thing; secrete code; a distinctive emblem
circumspect
cautious; watchful
ser kum spekt
countervail
to use equal force against
kown ter vayl
curmudgeon
a person with a rude, irascilbe attitude
ker muh jum
DEMAGOGUE
a political agitator and charismatic orator who appeals to emotions and prejudice
DEPRECATE
to express disapproval of
ENIGMA
mystery or puzzle,
EPHEMERAL
lasting only a short time; short-lived
EPITAPH
an inscription on a monument in memory of a dead person
ERUDITE
scholarly, learned
knowledge learned
ESCHEW
to avoid or abstain from
EXPEDIENT
suitable for particular purpose, fitting for one's advantage or interest
EXTRICATE
to free or release from entanglement or engagement
FATIOUS
funny, witty, amusing
HALCYON
calm; peaceful; serene ; also mean carefree (halcyeon days of youth)
HARANGUE
length speech, bombastic speech
huh RANG
HARBINGER
anything that foreshadoes a future event; omen
HAR bin jer
HIATUS
a pause or break in a sequence; opening; aperture; gap; chasm
hy AY tus
HYPERBOLE
an obvious exageration, intentionally used to emphasis and not to be taken literally
IDYLLIC
charmingly simple and carefree. Usually describe a lifestyle or culture rather than personal disposition (habit, mind)
IMPERTINENT
inappropriate under the circumstances; ill-mannered; rude; insolent
INDIGENT
poor; improverished (made poor)
indigent person is a pauper (very poor person)
INEXORABLE
relentless; unyielding; merciless; implacable
INTERLOPER
intruder or trepasser
IRRESOLUTE
unable to decide
LAUDABLE
praiseworth; commendable
MAGNANIMOUS
noble or elevated in mind; generous
MISANTHROPE
a person or hates or distrusts humankind
MUNDANE
of or pertaining to the world or to earthly concerns
NEBULOUS
vague and indistinct; without define form; cloudy or hazy
OBFUSCATE
to confuse, muddle or bewilder
causative
nguyen nhan, ly do, nguyen co
inconstancy
capricious, fickle, varied
gaucheness
awkwardness
precipitate (adj,v)
adj : hasty, impetuous
v: expedite or trigger
scad
great quantity

"I've got scads of clothes"
grandiose
pretentious; impressive
entrench
- to fix firmly or securely
- to trespass, infringe, encroach (take another possession or rights stealthily and gradually)
lackluster
dull
transient
momentary, temporarly
protrusion
stick out
sumptuous
lavish, rich.

I cannot recall when I have had such sumptuous Thanksgiving feast.