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alcrity
cheerful willingness
aversion
strong dislike
involuntary
not done on ones free will
loath
unwilling
loathe
have an intense aversion to
volition
will
ex) "were you allowed to leave the school at your own volition?"
acclivity
upward slope
acme
highest point
apogee
highest point from the earth in the orbit of a heavenly body.
climactic
arranged in increasing force and interest
consummate
perfect; suburb
eminence
high rank
eminent
standing out; notable; famous
ethereal
of the heavens; delicate
exalt
lift up with joy
precipice
very steep
precipitious
steep as precipice
precipitious
steep as precipice
preeminent
standing out above all others
sublimate
redirect the energy of a person's impulses into socially and morally higher impulses.
sublime
elevated; noble; elevating
vertex
furthest point opposite the base
zenith
highest point
abject
deserving contempt; sunk to a low condition
abysmal
deep; immeasurably great
ex) I can not believe my abysmal lack of attention!
abyss
bottomless, immeasurably deep space
ex) He had an abyss amount of anxiety to eat the chicken.
anticlimax
abrupt decline from the dignified or important to the trivial or ludicrous
chasm
wide gap or rift
declivity
downward slope
dregs
most worthless part
earthy
coarse; low
ex) you are mean! You have an extremely earthy personality.
humble
1.of low position or condition
2. not proud or concieted
humiliate
lower the pride, position, or dignity of
humility
freedom from pride; humbleness
menial
mean
nadir
lowest point
plumb
get to the bottom of
profound
very deep; complex
ravine
deep, narrow gorge run by water
filial
of or like a son or daughter
fraternal
of or like a brother
geneaology
a person's or family's descent
gentility
good manners
kith and kin
friends and relatives
maternal
of or like a mother
nepotism
favoritism to relatives by those in power
paternal
of or like a father
progenitor
fore father
progeny
offspring
sibling
one of two or more children in a family
aroma
pleasent odor
aromatic
sweet scented
fragrent
having a pleasent odor
fusty
stale smelling; moldy
incense
substance yeilding a pleasant odor when burned
molodorous
ill smelling
noisome
offensive to smell
noisome
offensive to smell; disgusting
olfactory
pertaining the smell of
pungent
sharp smell or taste
putrid
stinking from decay
rancid
unpleasent to smell or taste from being spoiled or stale
rank
having a strong, bad odor or taste
reek
emit a strong, disagreeable smell
scent
smell; perfume
scent
get a suscpicion of