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ODIOUS
deserving or causing hatred.

highly offensive, disgustiong
DUBIOUS
doubtful
PARSIMONIOUS
frugal or stingy. Avaricous
STRIDENT
making or having harsh sound
NOISOME
offensive or dusgusting, as an odor

harmful or injurious to health
INDEMNITY
Protection against loss

legal exemption from penalties
ORATION
a formal public speech
EFFUSIVE
unduly demonstrative, lacking reserve

pouring out, overflowing
MUNIFICENT
very generous
DISSOLUTE
indiferent to moral restraints
IMPEDE
obstruct. hinder
DISCOMFIT
to confuse and deject

foil
GALL
impudence. effrontry

bitterness of spirit
BELEAGUER
to surround or beset, as with troubles
SUPINE
inactive, impassive, inert

lying on the back. face or front upward
CONSUMMATE
to bring to a state of perfection. to fuflill

complete or perfect
TURBID
not clear. as in vision

confused, muddled
CLEAVE
to adhere closely. stick
VERACITY
truthfulness
STRATEGEM
a plan, or a trick
DIAPHANOUS
very sheer and light. almost completely transparent or translucent
VERBIAGE
overabundance or superfluity of words.

verbose
PROFLIGACY
shameless dissoluteness
recklace extravagance
great abundance
TYRO
beginner in learning anything. novice

also tiro
VITRIOLIC
very causitc. scathing. as in criticism
ARIA
an air or melody
SUCCOR
to help. relief. aid. assistance
a person or thing that gives help
to help
INCULCATE
to cause or influence someone to accept an idea opr feeling.
to implant by repeated statement or admonition
PILFER
to steal, in small quantities
CARAPACE
a chitinous or boney shield covering an animal. such as a turtle shell
CHRYSALIS
hard shelled pupa of a moth or butterfly
DISCOMMODE
to cause inconvenience to. bother. disturb. trouble
IMAGO
an adlut insect

an idealized concept of a loved one, formed in childhood and retained through adult life
OBLIGE
to require or constrain. as by law, command, conscience,or force of necessity.
to place under debt of gratitued.
to put one in debt of gratitude as by favor or accomodation
FATALISM
the acceptance of all things and events as inevitable. submission to fate