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Impetuous
Marked by impulsive anger or violence, as in a hasty and forceful expression of anger
Lionize
v. To esteem highly, treat as if of high importance
Aesthetic
adj. Pertaining to beauty or to art
Commensurate
adj. Equal or in proper proportion
Cordial
adj. Courteous and gracious

While the neighbors were not friends particularly, they were always cordial to one another, greeting each other as they came in and out of their houses
Autonomy
n. Control over one's own person; the right of self-government, independence from outside governance
Temestuous
adj. Stormy
Bequest
That which is left by will, esp. personal property; a legacy; also, a gift
Penury
n. State of extreme poverty.

Jobless, and facing many expensive medical bills, Maria found herself in a state of hardship and penury.
Sanction
v. Allow, approve, endorse
Overwrought
adj. Overworked; overexcited
Ameliorate
v. To improve`
Blasphemy
n. An indignity offered to a god in words or writing; speaking evil of a god
Supplicant
One who entreats or asks submissively
Peccadillo
n. Tiny fault; slight transgression
Impetuous
Marked by impulsive anger or violence, as in a hasty and forceful expression of anger
Lionize
v. To esteem highly, treat as if of high importance
Aesthetic
adj. Pertaining to beauty or to art
Commensurate
adj. Equal or in proper proportion
Cordial
adj. Courteous and gracious

While the neighbors were not friends particularly, they were always cordial to one another, greeting each other as they came in and out of their houses
Autonomy
n. Control over one's own person; the right of self-government, independence from outside governance
Temestuous
adj. Stormy
Bequest
That which is left by will, esp. personal property; a legacy; also, a gift
Penury
n. State of extreme poverty.

Jobless, and facing many expensive medical bills, Maria found herself in a state of hardship and penury.
Sanction
v. Allow, approve, endorse
Overwrought
adj. Overworked; overexcited
Ameliorate
v. To improve`
Blasphemy
n. An indignity offered to a god in words or writing; speaking evil of a god
Supplicant
One who entreats or asks submissively
Peccadillo
n. Tiny fault; slight transgression