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vacillate
(v.) to be indecisive
auspicious
(adj.) promising success
propitious
(adj.) favorable conditions
acerbic
(adj.) harsh severe; sour in taste
ignominious
(adj.) discreditable; humiliating
pertinacious
(adj.) resolute; stubborn
expurgate
(v.) to amend by removing words
abase
(v.) to reduce or lower
admonish
(v.) to caution, advise against
fickle
(adj.) irresolution
stilted
(adj.) stiffly formal
abstemious
(adj.) sparing, moderate in eating and drinking
mirth
(n.) gaiety or jollity
restive
(adj.) restless, balky
petulant
(adj.) showing sudden, impatient irritation
denizen
(n.) inhabitant
apostate
(n.) one who forsakes religion
potentate
(n.) powerful person, ruler
mendicant
(n./adj.) beggar
impecunious
(adj.) poor
diffidence
(adj.) reserve
diatribe
(n.) bitter and abusive discourse
buttress
(n.) wall support
imperious
(adj.) domineering, arrogant
covetous
(adj.) eagerly desirous