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approbation
commendation
assuage
alleviate
coalition
alliance
decadence
corruption
elicit
extract
expostulate
protest
hackneyed
corny
hiatus
pause
innuendo
insinuation
intercede
mediate
jaded
worn-out
lurid
gory
meritorious
worthy
petulant
irritable
perogative
perk
provincial
narrow-minded
simulate
pretend
transcend
exceed
umbrage
irritation
unctuous
excessively smooth
ameliorate
amend
aplomb
poise
bombastic
pompous
callow
immature
drivel
saliva
epitome
summary
exhort
to urge strongly
ex officio
by virtue of holding a certain office
infringe
violate
ingratiate
cozy up to
interloper
trespasser
intrinsic
organic
inveigh
to make a violent attack in words
lassitude
weariness of body or mind
millennium
a period of 1000 years
occult
supernatural
permeate
penetrate
precipitate
rain; provoke
stringent
stern
surmise
infer
abominate
loathe
acculturation
adaptation
adventitious
incidental
ascribe
attribute
circuitous
roundabout
commiserate
empathize
enjoin
command
expedite
accelerate
expiate
redeem
ferment
commotion
inadvertent
accidental
nominal
name only
noncommittal
not decisive
peculate
to steal something
proclivity
tendency
sangfroid
coolness
seditious
rebellious
tenuous
thin
vitriolic
sarcastic
wheedle
sweet talk
affable
courteous
aggrandize
to build up or intensify
amorphous
shapeless
aura
ambience
contraband
smuggled goods
erudite
scholarly
gossamer
delicate
infer
speculate
inscrutable
inpenetrable
insular
narrow-minded
irrevocable
irreversible
propensity
natural inclination
querulous
irritable
remonstrate
reason against
repudiate
disown
resiliant
springy
reverberate
rumble
scurrilous
obscene
sedulous
persistent
sleazy
cheap
amnesty
general pardon
autonomy
self-government
axiomatic
taken for granted
blazon
embellish
caveat
warning
equitable
right
extricate
extract
flout
mock
filch
steal
fractious
unruly
precept
principle
salutary
beneficial
scathing
bitterly sever
scourge
punish severly
sepulchral
funeral
soporfic
narcotic
straitlaced
overly strict
transient
lasting a short time
unwieldy
combersome
vapid
lifeless
anomalous
abnormal
aspersion
innuendo
bizzare
outlandish
brusque
abrupt
cajole
sweet talk
castigate
punish
contrive
think up
demagogue
rabble-rouser
disabuse
set straight
ennui
weariness
fetter
a chain or shackle
heinous
very wicked
immutable
unchangable
insurent
rebellious
megalomania
delusion by a feeling of power
sinecure
bull shit job
surreptitious
secret
transgress
overstep
transmute
transform
vicarious
second hand