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effusive
expressing feelings of gratitude in an unrestrained or heartfelt manner
After the fellow soldier saved his life the man was effusive.
capitulate
cease to resist an opponent or an unwelcomed demand; to surrender
The men at the Alamo did not capitulate.
enervate
to cause to feel drained
MEN AFTER SEX
soporfic
tending to induce drowsiness
The massive amounts of alcohol was soporific.
inuring
accustomed to something especially unpleasant
The garbage men are inured to the smell of the garbage.
ominous
omen
The busted baseball was ominous in The Sandlot.
eradicate
to completely destroy
The nuke eradicated human life on the island.
celestial
relating to the sky
effulgent
shining brightly
The sun was effulgent onto the beach.
augured
to be a sign of
The end of the cold war augured well.
stilted
strained
The overworked man was stilted.
discordant
disagreeing or incongruous
The democrat and republican were discordant.
amenable
open and responsive to suggestion
The girl was much more amenable after a couple of drinks.
eschewed
avoided
He eschewed his x-girlfriend after the break up.
recompense
pay back
obloquy
state of disgrace, SCARLET A
impugn
dispute the validity of
anathematize
curse or condemn
sacrisity
place in a church where the vestments are kept
expurgate
remove obscenity
gluttonous
very hungry
chaste
abstaining from extramarital or from all sexual intercourse
unfettered
lacking restraint
esoteric
only known by few
admonish
to warn or reprimand
excoriate
to criticize severely
cajole
to persuade dishonestly
caper
to dance playfully
diluvial
pertaining to floods
jingoism
extreme nationalism