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stall
delay
table
retribution
retaliation, repayment, recompense
opposite: absolve, magnanimity
begrudge
to envy or resent the pleasure or good fortune of someone, to be reluctant to give, grant to allow
arid
lacking moisture, extremely dry, lacking interest or imaginativeness
debilitate
to make weak or feeble, enfeeble
debilitant
debilitation
debilitative
squelch
to strike or press, crush down, squash, suppress, to make a splashing sound
maladroit
unskillful, awkward, tactless
opposite: dexterous, adroit
carnal
earthly
opposite: spiritual
aura/ aural
character, ambience, appearance, aspect, atmosphere, background, feeling, mood, quality
a distinctive ans pervasive quality or character; air; atmosphere
alleviate
to make easier, to endure, lesen, mitigate
assuage, allay, pacify
revitalize
to give new life to, to give new vitality or vigor to
aerate
to expose to the action or effect of air to cause air to circulate through
bashful
uncomfortably diffident and easily embarrassed, shy, timid
render
contribute, show, translate
duplicity
a twofold or double state or quality, double dealing, deceive
duplicitous
surpassingly
a large amount or high degree, exceeding, excelling or extraordinary
discourteous
not courteous, uncivil, rude
refurbish
to furbish again, to renovate, brighten
redact
to put into suitable literary form, revise, edit, to draw up or frame
incriminate
to accuse of or present proof of crime or fault, to charge with responsibility
deformity
the quality or state of being deformed (having the shape changed), disfigured or misshapen, hatefulness, ugliness
condescending(ly)
showing or implying usually patronizing descent from dignity or superiority
cursive
of handwriting: in flowing strokes with the letters joined together
accession
coming into possession of a right, title, office
an increase in something by adding
consent, agreement, approval
usurpation
illegal seizure and occupation of a throne, wrongful or illegal encroachment
severance
to set or keep apart, divide, separate, to cut off from the whole
tardy
late, behind, not on time
moving or acting slowly
forlorn
unhappy or miserable, lonely, sad, hopeless, destitude
deplete
to decrease seriously or exhaust the abundance of supply of
stalwart
strong and brave, firm
steadfact, uncompromising
seemly
fitting or becoming with respect to prepriety or good taste, decent
decorous
accalim
to welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and approval, to announce or proclaim with enthusiastic approval
controvert
to argue against, dispute, deny, oppose
taunt
to reproach in a sarcastic, insulting manner, mock
proscribe
to denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous or harmful, prohibit, to exile
vitriolic
very caustic, scathing
immersed
to plunge into or place under a liquid, to involve deeply, absorb
sedate
calm, quiet or composed; undisturbed by passion or excitment