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marked by inactivity or repose: tranquilly at rest; causing no trouble or symptoms
quiescent
adj
the coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings, such as love and hate, toward a person, object, or idea
ambivalence
Noun
relating to or enforcing an obligation; mandatory, required
obligatory
adj.
melancholy or sullen; having or marked by a tendency to be bitter
saturnine
adj.
a desire to harm others or to see others suffer; malicious behavior, despitefulness, ill will, nastiness, spitefulness
malevolence
noun
mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree
lugubrious
adj.
a state of alarm or dread; apprehension; an involuntary trembling or quivering
trepidation
noun
effusively or tearfully sentimental
maudlin
adj.
a mark or token of infamy, disgrace, or reproach
stigma
noun
unshakably calm and collected
imperturbable
adj.
a violent or turbulent situation
maelstrom
noun
having numerous overlapping coils or folds; intricate, complicated
convoluted
adj.
a bittersweet longing for things, persons, or situations of the past; condition of being homesick; homesickness
nostalgia
noun
having or marked by an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; greedy
voracious
adj.
submission or courteous yielding to the opinion, wishes, or judgment of another
deference
noun
one of the sudden or unexpected changes or shifts often encountered in one's life, activities, or surroundings
vicissitude(s)
noun
skeptical; disbelieving
incredulous
adj.
lacking in harmony; incompatible; not in agreement, as with principles; inconsistent; not in keeping with what is correct, proper, or logical; inappropriate
incongruous
adj.
highly refined; delicate; heavenly; spiritual
ethereal
adj.
of or resembling an enigma; puzzling
enigmatic
adj.
exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style; marked by happiness or good fortune
felicitous
adj
deserving commendation; praiseworthy
laudable
adj.
acting or serving in place of someone or something else; substituted; felt as if one was serving as someone else(stepping into a book)
vicarious(ly)
adj.(adv.)
trying to gain someone's friendship or goodwill
conciliatory
adj.