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temerity
boldness
stint
to set limits
propitious
auspicious
ebullient
overflowing with excitement
encomium
warm or glowing praise
tautology
redundancy
suppliant
asking humbly
imperiousness
arrogance/overbearingness
evince
to show clearly
stanch
stop flow of fluid
vitiate
make ineffective
contemn
scorn/despise
stentorian
loud and powerful
sententious
full of maxims/proverbs
proscribe
ostracise
platitude
banal statement
impetuous
sudden energy/impulsive
plaintive
mournful
timorous
fearful
debacle
sudden disaster
effrontery
boldness
specious
illogical
regale
delight/entertain/feast
inured
accustomed to
blandishment
flattery/enticement
pernicious
deadly
accretion
growth
quotidian
daily/commonplace
pedestrain
commonplace
consternation
sudden confusion/amazement
exsert
push/thrust
petulant
impatient/irritable
turbid
muddy
saturnine
gloomy/dark
erudite
learned
diaphanous
transparent
epitome
representative/typical example
squalid
foul/filthy
quiescent
dormant
recreancy
cowardice
misanthrope
hates mankind
misogynist
hates women
castigate
correct by punishing
gainsay
deny
pungency
sharpness/stinging quality
approbation
approval
refractory
stubborn
contentious
competitive
antipathy
dislike
hapless
unlucky
countenance
(n)face
(v)approve
desiccate
dry up
harrow
create stress
pellucid
easy to understand
pariah
outcast
taciturn
untalkative/silent
pique
resentment at being slighted
pillory
punish/public scorn
adamant
inflexible/hard/unyielding
pillory
punish/public scorn
adamant
hard/inflexible/unyielding
multifarious
diversified
torpor
lethargy
imprecation
invocation of evil
hirsute
hairy/shaggy
tenacity
persistency
apostate
one who abandons religious/political conviction
tenacity
persistency
apostate
one who abandons religious/political convictions
lachrymose
causing tears
welter
turmoil
discomfit
defeat
laconic
brief/to the point
venal
corruptible
ossify
turn to bone/become close-minded
disingenuous
sophisticated/cunning
tractable
easily influenced
craven
cowardly
picaresque
involving adventurers/clever rogues
sedulous
diligent/devoted
aver
affirm
intrepid
fearless
salient
relevant/prominent
morose
gloomy
reaffish
vulgar
loquacious
talkative
piquant
pungent/stimulating
equipoise
equilibrium
abysmal
abyss-like
tawdry
cheap
dross
waste product/worthless
insouciant
unconcerned/carefree
volubility
fluency/easy use of language
dulcet
melodious
mellifluous
sweet flowing words
consequential
pompous/self important
malinger
fake illness/injury to shrink a duty
paucity
scarcity
striated
striped
seminal
seed/source
attenuate
make thin/enervate
enervate
weaken
consequential
pompous/self important
partisan
biased
equivocate
lie/mislead
assiduous
diligent
anachronism
something out of place for its time
lassitude
weariness
phlegmatic
calm/unemotional
sycophant
flatterer/suck up
perfunctory
superficial
transient
temporary
qualify
to limit
nascent
come to existance
quixotic
too chivalrous and romantic/ impractical
reprobate
one hardened in sin devoid of decency
libertine
immoral person
obstreperous
noisy/loud
contumacious
rebellious
mettlesome
courageous
cadge
to beg
supine
lying on back/slow to act/ passive
cadge
to beg
impute
to attribute to a cause
feckless
lacking purpose
truculence
aggressiveness
garrulity
talkativeness
beatify
saintly
forbearance
patience
veritable
true
arrant
in every way
stolid
impassive
dissemble
false appearance
desuetude
disuse
indefatigability
tirelessness
desuetude
disuse
dilatory
procrastinating
quaff
drink large quantities
intractable
stubborn/unruly
delineate
to portray
ascetic
self-denial/stark
fervid
intense
burgeon
grow forth
anomalous
unexpected
lugubrious
mournful
baleful
harmful
blithe
cheerful
provident
frugal/looking to the future
dogmatic
positive/certain/no discussion
strut
supporting bar
felicitous
suitably expressed
implacable
unpleasable
guileless
honest
vituperate
attack verbally
diffidence
shyness
sophistry
faulty logic
fulminate
berate/thunder out
assay
an analysis
hallow
to make holy
disabuse
to undeceive
inveigle
led astray
perfidious
treacherous/dishonest
connundrum
dilemma
denouement
outcome/solution
edacious
voracious/devouring
expostulate
argue to correct/protest
auspice
protection
punctilious
precise
salutary
causing improvements
imbroglio
difficult/embarrassing situations
wend
proceed
nostrum
a quack remedy
personable
attractive
salacious
obscene
exscind
to cut out/away
sublime
lofty/noble
urbane
elegant/refined
tyro
novice/amateur
upbraid
reprove
effete
infertile/weak
obdurate
stubborn/adamant
mince
pronounce affectedly
umbrage
offense
extirpate
to destroy
forswear
renounce
ignoble
dishonorable
ostensible
seeming professed
overweening
arrogant/jerk
lucubrate
write in scholarly fashion
bellicose
belligerent/warlike
impetuous
impulsive/forceful
cabal
scheme/plot
irresolute
unresolved
apprise
give notice
pusillanimous
cowardly
polemical
controversial
poignant
physically painful/distressing
engender
produce
equanimity
calmness of temperament
demur
hesitate/raise objections
inimitable
defying imitation
inveterate
deep-rooted/habitual
remonstrate
to protest
sanguine
cheerful/optimistic
verisimilitude
apearing true