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abominable
repugnantly hateful; very unpleasant, detestable, loathsome
abscond
to leave secretly and hide
capitulate
to surrender
castigate
to punish or to subdue by punishment; to criticize with drastic severity
comatose
lethargic, unconscious
consolidate
to make solid, to unite, or to merge
despondency
depression, dejection
destitution
state of being extremely poor, in extreme want
eddy
a current of air or water moving contrary to the main current (circularly)
enfranchise
to give or to bestow something such as the right to vote or citizenship
ennoble
to elevate, to raise in rank
fecund
capable of reproducing, intellectual productivity
inebriation
drunkenness, intoxication
inopportune
inconvenient, poorly timed
inviolable
secure from violation or from being profaned
nonchalance
indifference, a showing of little interest
prevarication
evasiveness, lie
primordial
original, existing at the beginning (usually relates to time)
punctilious
stressing precise following of instructions, details, codes or conduct
remonstrate
to protest, to make objections
rudimentary
consisting in first principles, of a primitive kind; relating to basic skills
sonnet
a fourteen line form of poetry
tantamount
equivalent in value or significance
turgid
swollen
vestigial
something in an underdeveloped form