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unstinting
giving with unrestrained generosity
asperity
harshness; severity
penurious
stingy; miserly
perfunctory
done in a routine manner; indifferent; automatic
plethora
a superabundance
caprice
a sudden, unpredictable, or whimsical change
debacle
disaster; collapse; a rout
decorous
suitable; proper; seemly
beseech
to beg, plead, implore
sojourn
a temporary stay, visit
constrain
to force, compel; restrain
effrontery
shameless boldness
Propitiating
concilatory, mollifying or appeasing
requiem
a musical composition or poem written to honor the dead
sidereal
relating to the stars or the constellations
signatory
someone who signs an official document or petition along with others
edifying
instructive, enlightening
ponderous
unwieldy and bulky; oppressively dull
elegy
a song or a poem expressing sorrow
tenuous
thin, slim, delicate; weak
aver
state confidently
throwback
a reversion to an earlier type; an atavism
spurious
not genuine, false; bogus
malign
to speak evil of
coda
in music, a concluding passage