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PRECIPITATE
VERB
TO CAUSE OR HAPPEN BEFORE ANTICIPATED OR REQUIRED
precursor
noun
one that precedes and indicates or announces another
predilection
noun
a dispositonin facor of something;preference
profilic
adj
producing large volumes or amounts;productive
qualms
noun
misgivings;reservations;causefor hesitancy
quiescence

HINT SLEEPING
stillness, motionlessness, quality at being at rest
RECANT
TO RETRACT ESP A PREVIOUSLY HELD BELIEF
REDOUBTABLE
AWE INSPIRING
WORTHY OF HONOR
RETICENT
QUIET RESERVED RELUCTANT TO EXPRESS THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS
SATIRE
A LITERARY WORK THAT RIDICULES OR CRITICIZES A HUMAN VICE THROUGH HUMOR OR DERISION
SORDID
CHARACTERIZED BY FILTH, GRIME, OR SQUALOR; FOUL
SQUALID
SORDID; WRETCHED AND DIRTY AS FROM NEGLECT
SQUANDER
TO WASTE BY SPENDING OR USING IRRESPONSIBLY
STOIC
INDIFFERENT TO OR UNAFFETED BY PLEASURE OR PAIN; STEADFAST
STYMIE
TO BLOCK ;THWART
SUPPLANT
TO TAKE THE PLACE OF SUPERSEDE
SYNTHESIS
THE COMBINATION OF PARTS TO MAKE A WHOLE
TORPID
LETHARGIC, SLUGGISH;DORMANT
TORQUE
A FORCE THAT CAUSES ROTATION
START OF GROUP THREE
START OF GROUP THREE
BURGEON
TO GROW RAPIDLY OR FLOURISH
CACOPHONY
HARSH, JARRING, DISCORDANT SOUND, DISSONANCE
CANON
AN ESTABLISHED SET OF PRINCIPLES OR CODE OF LAWS, OFTEN RELIGIOUS IN NATURE
CASTIGATION
SEVERE CRITICISM OR PUNISHMENT
CATALYST
A SUBSTANCE THAT ACCELERATES THE RATE OF A CHEMICAL REACTION WITHOUT CHANGING ITSELF
CATALYST
A PERSON OR THING THAT CAUSES CHANGE
CAUSTIC
BURNING OR STINGING;CAUSING CORROSION
CHARY
WARY, CAUTIOUS; SPARING
COGENT
APPEALING FORCIBLEY TO MIND OR REASON; CONVINCING
COMPLIASANCE
THE WILLINGNESS TO COMPLY WITH THE WISHES OF OTHERS
CONTRITE
REGRETFUL;PENITENT;SEEKING FORGIVENESS
DEARTH
SMALLNESS OF QUANTITY OR NUMBER; SCARCITY;A LACK
DEMUR
TO QUESTION OR OPPOSE
DIDACTIC
INTENDED TO TEACH OR INSTRUCT
DISCRETION
CAUTIOUS RESERVE IN SPEECH;ABILITY TO MAKE RESPONSIBLE DECISIONS
DOGMATIC
STUBBORNLY OPINIONATED
EBULLIENCE
THE QUALITY OF LIVELY OR ENTHUSIASTIC EXPRESSION OF THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS
ELEGY

HINT----EULOGY
A MOURNFUL POEM, ESP ONE LAMENTING THE DEAD
EMOLLIENT

COLD CREAM
SOOTHING ESP TO THE SKIN MAKING LESS HARSH
EMPIRICAL
BASED ON OBSERVATION OR EXPERIMENT
ENIGMATIC
MYSTERIOUS;OBSCURE;DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND
ESOTERIC
INTENDED FOR OR UNDERSTOOD BY A SMALL SPECIFIC GROUP
EXONERATE
TO REMOVE BLAME
FALLACY
AN INVALID OR INCORRECT NOTION;A MISTAKEN BELIEF
FURTIVE
MARKED BY STEALTH;COVERT;SURREPTITIOUS
GREGARIOUS
SOCIABLE;OUTGOING; ENJOYING THE COMPANY OF OTHER PEOPLE
HARANGUE
TO DELIVER A POMPOUS SPEECH OR TIRADE
HERETICAL
VIOLATING ACCEPTED DOGMA OR CONVENTION
IMPECUNIOUS

PENNILESS
LACKING FUNDS;WITHOUT MONEY
INCIPENT

FETUS
BEGINNING TO COME INTO BEING OR TO BECOME APPARENT
INERT
UNMOVING;LETHARGIC;SLUGGISH
INNOCUOUS
HARMLESS;CAUSING NO DAMAGE
INTRANSIGENT
REFUSING TO COMPROMISE
INVEIGLE
TO OBTAIN BY DECEPTION OR FLATTERY
MOROSE
SAD;SULLEN;MELANCHOLY
ODIOUS
EVOKING INTENSE AVERSION OR DISLIKE
OPAQUE
IMPENETRABLE BY LIGHT NOT REFLECTING LIGHT
PERUSE
TO EXAMINE WITH GREAT CARE
PREEN
TO DRESS UP;PRIMP;TO GROOM ONESELF WITH ELABORATE CARE
PRODIGIOUS
ABUNDANT IN SIZEFORCE OR EXTENT;EXTRAORDINARY
PUTREFY

SPOILED FOOD
TO ROT;TO DECAY AND GIVE OFF A FOUL ODOR
QUAFF
TO DRINK DEEPLY
SANCTION
AUTHORITATIVE PERMISSIONOR APPROVAL;A PENALTY INTENDED TO ENFORCE COMPLIANCE
URBANE
SOPHISTICATED;REFINED;ELEGANT
VISCOUS
THISK;STICKY