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to renounce
abjure
deviation from the norm; odd or peculiar occurrence
anomaly
stability, calmness
equanimity
to alienate
estrange
to whip; to remove skin
flay
rosy-colored, reddish
florid
tiresome and long
interminable
mournful, gloomy
lugubrious
having no individuality
nondescript
favorable; auspicious
propitious
abundant, prevalent
rife
to shorten
truncate
occurring everywhere; omnipresent
ubiquitous
everyday language
vernacular
fervent; fanatical
zealous
fit for cultivation (land)
arable
a robber or bandit
brigand
authority with no bounds
carte blanche
clear soup
consommé
scornful, haughty
contemptuous
worldly, sophisticated
cosmopolitan
distinguishing differences, detecting
discerning
fight, uproar
donnybrook
charm; recited magical spell
incantation
questioner; an on-stage speaker
interlocutor
transformation or dramatic change
metamorphosis
naming system in an art or science
nomenclature
a fortunate discovery made by accident
serendipity
extremely loud
stentorian
trace; evidence
vestige