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ABERRANT
ADJ
DEVIATING FROM THE NORM
ALACRITY
NOUN
EAGER AND ENTHUSIASTIC WILLINGNESS
APPROBATION
NOUN
AN EXPRESSION OF APPROVAL OR PRAISE
ASSUAGE
VERB
TO EASE OR LESSEN
TO APPEASE OR PACIFY
AUDACIOUS
ADJ
DARING AND FEARLESS; RECKLESSLY BOLD
CAPRCIOUS
INCLINED TO CHNGE ONES MIND IMPULSIVELY;ERRATIC, UNPREDICTABLE
CENSURE
VERB
TO CRITICIZE SEVERELY; TO OFFICIALLY RBUKE
CHICANERY
NOUN
TICERY OR SUBTERFUGE
CONNOISSEUR
AN INFORMED AND ASTUTE JUDGE IN MATTERS OF TASTE; EXPERT NOUN
DISCORDANT
ADJ
CONFLICTING;DISSONANT OR HARSH SOUND
DISPARATE
ADJ
FUNDAMENTALLY DISTINCT OR DISSIMILAR
ELOQUENT
ADJ
WELL-SPOKEN;EXPRESSIVE;ARTICULATE
ENERVATE
VERB
TO WEAKEN;TO REDUCE IN VITALITY
ENNUI
NOUN
DISSATISFACTION AND RESTLESSSNESS RESULTING FROM BOREDOM OR APATHY
EQUIVOCATE
VERB
TO USE AMBIGUOUS LANGUAGE WITH A DECEPTIVE INTENT
EXCULPATE
VERB
EXONERATE;TO CLEAR OF BLAME
EXIGENT
ADJ
UNGENT;PRESSING;REQUIRING IMMEDIATE ACTION OR ATTENTION
FILIBUSTER
NOUN
INTENTION OBSTRUCTION ESP. USING PROLONGE SPEECHMAKING TO DEALY LEGISLATIVE ACTION
INGENOUS
ADJ
ARTLESS;FRANK AND CANDID;LACKING IN SOPHISTICATION
INURED
ADJ
ACCUSTOMED TO ACCEPTING SOMETHING UNDESIREABLE
URASCIBLE
ADJ
EASILY ANGERED;PRONE TO TEMPERAMENTAL OPUTBURSTS
LAUD
VERB
TO PRAISE HIGHLY
MAGNAMINITY
NOUN
THE QUALITY OF GEING GENEROUSLY NOBLE IN MIND AND HEART---FORGIVING
MARTIAL
ADJ
ASSOCIATED WITH WAR AND THE ARMED FORCES
MUNDANE
ADJ
OF THE WORLD;TYPUICAL OF OR CONCERNED WITH THE ORDINARY
NASCENT
(HINT-- )
ADJ
COMING INTO BEING;IN EARLY DEVELOPMENT STAGES
NEBULOUS
ADJ
VAGUE;CLOUDY;LACKING CLEARLY DEFINED FORM
NEOLOGISM
NOUN
A NEW WORD, EXPRESSION OR USAGE; THE CREATION OR USE OF NEW WORDS OR SENSES
NOXIOUS
ADJ
HARMFUL;INJURIOUS
OBTUSE
ADJ
LACKING SHARPNESS OF INTELLECT;NOT CLEAR OR PRECISE IN THOUGHT OR EXPRESSION
PARODY
NOUN
A HUMOROUS IMITATION INTENDED FOR RIDICULE OR COMIC EFFECT, ESP. IN LITERATUREOR ART
PERENNIAL
ADJ
RECURRENT THROUGH THE YEAR OR MANY YEARS; HAPPENING REPEATEDLY
PERFUNCTORY
ADJ
CURSORY;DONE WITHOUT CARE OR INTEREST
PRATTLE
VERB
TO BABBLE MEANINGLESSLY;TO TALK IN AN EMPTY AND IDLE MANNER
PRESCIENCE
hint PREMINITION
NOUN
FORKNOWLEDGE OF EVENTS;KNOWING OF EVENTS PRIOR TO THEIR OCCURING
PREVICARICATE
VERB
TO DELIBERATELY AVOID THE TRUTH;TO MISLEAD
refute
to disprove;to successively argue against
relegate
to forcefully assign espt to a lower place or position
solicitous
concerned and attentive;eager
sporadic
occuring only occasionally, or in scattered instances
static
not moving, active, or in motion;at rest
stupefy
to stun, baffle or amaze
tortuous

a road that winds around bends
winding;twisting;excessively complicated
truculent
fierce;cruel;eager to fight
voracious
having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit;ravenous
waver
to move to and from;to sway;to be unsettled in opinion
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ABSCOND
TO DEPART CLANDESTINELY;TO STEAL OFF AND HIDE
AMELIORATE
TO MAKE BETTER OR MORE TOLERABLE
ARDUOUS
STRENUOUS;TAXING;REQUIRING SIGNIFICANT EFFORT
ASCETIC
ONE WHO PRACTICES RIGID SELF DENIAL ESP AS AN ACT OF RELIGIOUS DEVOTION
AUSTERE
WITHOUT ADORNMENT;BARE;SEVERLY SIMPLE ASCETIC
AXIOM
A UNIVERSALLY RECOGNIZED PRINCIPLE
AXIOMATIC
TAKEN AS A GIVEN;POSESSING SEF-EVIDENT TRUTH
BUCOLIC
RUSTIC AND PASTORAL;CHARACTERISTIC OF RURAL AREAS AND THEIR INHABITANTS
CANONICAL
FOLLOWING OE IN fewwmwnr qirh XXWPRWS, RESIRIONl arNSesa
culpable
deserving blame
disabuse
undeceive;to set right
elctic
composed of elements drawn from various sources
effrontery
estreme boldnes; presumptuousness
precipitate
acting with excessibe haste or impulse
precipitate
acting with excessive haste or impulse
precipitate
to cause or happen before anticipated or required
precursor
one that precedes and indicates or announces another
predilection
a dispositon in favor of something;preference
prolific
producing large coumes or amounts;productive
quiescence
stillness;motionless;quality of being at rest
recant
to retract esp a previously held belief
redoubtable
awe-aspiring;worthy of honor
reticent
quiet;reserved;reluctant to express thoughts and feelings
stire
literary work that ridicules or criticizes a human vice through humor or derision
sordid
characterized by filth, grime, or qualor: foul
squaldid
sordid;wretched and dirty as in neglect
squander
to waste by spending or using irresponsibly
stoic
indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain;steadfast
stymie
ato block; thwart