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Abdicate
To give up
Acquiescent
to carry out orders or wishes of another wihtour protest
Bilked
to defraud, cheat, swindle, to elude
Blithe
carefree and lighthearted; lacking due consern, casual
Buptious
crudely or loudly assertive; pushy
Calumniate
to make knowinglyfalse statements
Circumspect
cautious
Concillatory
overcoming distrust or hotility
Consternation
a state of paralyzing dismay
Delectation
enjoyment
Delude
to decieve the mind or judgment
Denigrate
to blacken the reputation
Diffident
shy, unconfident
Dour
marked by sternness or harshness
Elucidate
to explain
Equable
unvarying, stedy, free of extremes, undisturbed
Excoriate
to condemn scathingly
Extricate
to escape
Fulsome
offensively flattering or insincere
Graft
to unite
Ignoble
dishonorable
Ignominious
dishonorable
Imbroglio
an entanglement
Impenitent
not remorseful, impervious to moral persuasion
Incisive
perceptive
Indelibl
enduring, permanent
Ineffable
indescribable
Inexorable
not capable of being persuaded by entrety; relentless
Jingoism
extreme nationalism characterized by belligerent foreign policy; chauvinistic patriotism
Lachrymose
very sad
Lackadaisical
sluggish, apathetic
Lugubrious
sad, mounrnful
Martinet
strict
Moribund
dying, decaying
Nepotism
Favoritism shown or patronage granted to relatives
Obsequious
full of or exibiting servile compliance; fawning
Oviate
to make unnecessary, to foresee and prevent
Operative
most important
Ostensible
apparent
Parsimony
stingyness
Percipient
having the power of perciving
Peremptory
putting an end to debate; offensivly self-assured; dictatorial
Perfidy
Perfidious
untrustworthy
Pittance
small amount
Ponderous
having great weight; lacking grace; labored and dull
Propitious
presenting favorable circumstances; auspicious
Provident
Frugal; providing for the future
Rarefy
refine
Remitted
To pardon; to restore to former condition
Remuneration
Something, such as a payment, that remunerates
Reprisal
Retaliation for an injury
Restiveness
impatient under restriction; resisting control; refusing to move
Revile
Verbally abuse
Sanguine
Cherfully optimistic
Sardonic
Cynical
Seminal
dealing with the begining
Solemnity
a solemn observance or proceeding
Strident
loud, harsh, unpleasent noise
Supercilious
arrogant; haughty; overbearing
Surreptitious
secret
Sybarite
person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses
Temerity
reckless
Timerous
Timid
Unprepossessing
not overyly impressive; unremarkable; nondescript
Voluble
marked by a ready flow of speech; fluent; or turning easily on an axis; rotating
Voluptuary
person whose life is given over to luxury and sensual pleasures
Yoke
to join together
Ubiquitous
omnipresent
Requite
to avenge; to make repayment or return for
Solemn
serious and sober; gravely impressive; gloomy, somber; invoking religion; performed with full ceremony