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difficult or disagreeable obligation, task,
burden
syn-responsibility, weight, duty, load
onus
outwardly appearing as such, professed,
pretended
syn-apparent, evident, conspicuous
ostensible
constituting a beginning, giving ordiding to something derived or developed; pertaining to or existing at or from the very beginning
primordial
the spirit of the time; general tren dof thought or feeling characteristic of a particular period of time
zeitgeist
generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty resentfulness or vindictiveness; high-minded; noble
magnanimous
a sudden passing sensation of excitement; a shudder of emotion; thrill
frisson
a prehistoric cave dweller, a person of degraded, primitive, or brutal character, a person living in seclusion, a person unacquainted with affairs of the world, an animal living underground
troglodyte
subject to, led by, or indicative of caprice or whim; fanciful or witty
capricious
inclided to quarrel or fight readcily, quarrelsome; belligerent, combative
pugnacious
expemtion from punishment, immunity from detrimental effects, as of an action
impunity
inclinded to dispute or disagree; argumentative calm; without distress or worry
litigate
clear, transparent, or pellucid, as water, crystal, or air, free from obscurity, lucid;; completely calm, without distress or worryy
limpid
sorrowful; mournful; melancholy
doleful
high-sounding; high-flown; infalted, pretentious
bombastic
sullen; gloomy; severe; stern; barren; rocky; infertile; difficult or impossible to cultivate
dour
characterized by great knowledge, learned or scholarly
erudite