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Ambiguous
doubtful or uncertain especially from obscurity or indistinctness
Anonymity
the quality or state of being anonymous. (not named or identified)
Apprehension
suspicion or fear especially of future evil
Ardent
characterized by warmth of feeling typically expressed in eager zealous support or activity
Auspicious
Attended by favorable circumstances
Aversion
a feeling of repugnance (strong dislike) toward something with a desire to avoid or turn from it
Brooding
a of a bird : to brood eggs or young b : to sit quietly and thoughtfully
Balmy
Having the qualities of balm [an aromatic preparation (as a healing ointment)]
Boding
A feeling of evil to come
Censure
a judgment involving condemnation (blame)
Chaotic
a state of utter confusion
Coercion
the act, process, or power of coercing (to restrain or dominate by force)
Coherently
logically or aesthetically ordered or integrated
Commiserate
to feel or express sympathy
Commune
to communicate intimately
Conjectures
a conclusion deduced by surmise or guesswork
Conniving
to pretend ignorance of or fail to take action against something one ought to oppose
Contemptuously
manifesting, feeling, or expressing contempt (the act of despising)
Cower
to shrink away or crouch especially for shelter from something that menaces, domineers, or dismays
Coyness
shrinking from contact or familiarity; marked by cute, coquettish, or artful playfulness
Devoid
being without a usual, typical, or expected attribute or accompaniment
Din
a loud continued noise
Dirge
a song or hymn of grief or lamentation
Elusive
tending to evade grasp or pursuit
Expendable
normally used up or consumed in service
Fallible
capable of making a mistake
Fastidious
having high and often capricious standards: difficult to please
Flail
to strike with or as if with a flail
Germane
being at once relevant and appropriate
Heretic
one who dissents from an accepted belief or doctrine
Imperceptibly
not perceptible by a sense or by the mind: extremely slight, gradual, or subtle
Implicitly
capable of being understood from something else though unexpressed
Imploring
to call upon in supplication
Incredulously
unwilling to admit or accept what is offered as true
Indelible
that cannot be removed, washed away, or erased
Inexplicable
incapable of being explained, interpreted, or accounted for
Insolence
the quality or state of being insolent (insultingly contemptuous in speech or conduct)
Interminable
having or seeming to have no end; especially : wearisomely protracted
Languid
drooping or flagging from or as if from exhaustion
Makeshift
a usually crude and temporary expedient
Melancholy
causing or tending to cause sadness or depression of mind or spirit
Naïveté
1 : a naive remark or action 2 : the quality or state of being naive
Notorious
generally known and talked of; especially: widely and unfavorably known
Palpable
capable of being touched or felt
Patronize
to adopt an air of condescension toward: treat haughtily or coolly
Perpetrate
to bring about or carry out (as a crime or deception)
Perpetuate
to make perpetual (continuing forever) or cause to last indefinitely
Persevere
To persist in a state, enterprise, or undertaking in spite of counterinfluences, opposition, or discouragement