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acme
highest stage of development, point of perfection
aversion
strong dislike
azure
bright blue; as of the sky
baleful
threatening evil or menacing
bantering
playfully teasing
beget
be the father of
beguile
charm
bombastic
pompous and empty
callow
immature, inexperienced
calumny
false statement
celestial
of the sky
celerity
quickness
cogitate
think deeply
curtail
make shorter; reduce
decrepit
make weak by age
defalcate
misuse of money
demur
quiet; modest
ellipsis
leaving out a word from a sentence when it can be understood without
empathy
ability to share another person's feelings
expletive
swear-word
fastidious
selecting carefully
gauche
socially awkward
gerrymander
arrange the boundaries of or divide (an area) for voting in order to give unfair advantages to one party in an election
hackneyed
used so often it has become dull or trite
hedonism
belief that pleasure should be the main aim in life
incur
cause oneself to suffer