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methodical
very systematic
circuitous
roundabout
medley
an assortment
robust
vigorous or full of health
subtle
understaned, light and delicate
indigenous
native to an area
exotic
from outside the region or country
perishable
subject to spoiling
homogenized
uniform in consistancy
emulsifying
breaking up
fortified
strengthened
quench
to put out or extinguish
sip
small mouthful
gulp
to swallow a large amount of liquid
pacifier
uhh.. not sure but has something to do with peace.. just remember that... (ms. taylor is nuts)
emollient
any ointment that is used to soften or sooth the skin
toxic
harmful and poisonous
unique
one of a kind
rejuvenate
to restore youthful vigor
suppress
to hold back, to check
effervescent
to be bubbly and lively
savory
very tasty, mouthwatering
morsel
small piece or bite of food
exit
the way out
extinguish
to put out or wipe out
extrovert
having an outgoing personality
elusive
out of reach
exorbitant
out of orbit, or unreasonably high
eminent
to stand out
expound
to put out
atypical
uncommon or unusual
athiest
someone who is without god (doesn't believe in god)
amorphous
without shape or form
atrophy
the condition of wasting or withering away
anomaly
an abnormality or departure from a general rule
revoke
to recall or cancel
revitalize
to restore the vitality or life of, to revive
renovate
to make new again
resurge
to rise or surge again
redundant
excessively repetitious
remuneration
to give back
amicable
characterized by or showing friendliness
amity
peaceful relations
amiable
good-natured, friendly, affable
gregarious
to like groups and the company of others
congregate
to flock together in a group
segregate
to keep apart, to separate into different groups
aggregate
to gather into a whole or mass
egregious
to stand out from the group
apathy
to show or feel little or no emotions
antipathy
strong feelings against someone or something
sympathy
a feeling or expression of pity or sorrow
empathy
to feel as one would in another's place
fidelity
a faithful devotion to duty or one's obligations
confidant
a person in whom one can trust completely
diffident
a lack of faith or confidence in oneself
perfidious
to break faith
exuberant
overflowing with enthusiasm and excitement, full of joy
ebullient
overflowing with enthusiasm and excitement
exultant
overflowing with enthusiasm and excitement, triumphant
elated
overflowing with enthusiasm and excitement, feeling great
exhilarated
overflowing with enthusiasm and excitement, very happy
ecstatic
overflowing with enthusiasm and excitement, euphoric
despondant
feeling very discouraged, downhearted
dejected
feeling very discouraged, downhearted
dispirited
feeling very discouraged, downhearted
disconsolate
feeling very discouraged, downhearted, hopelessly sad
obstinate
stubborn and unyielding
obdurate
stubborn and unyielding, particularly hardhearted and callous
intransigent
stubborn and unyielding, uncompromising
recalcitrant
stubborn and unyielding, particularly to authority
dogged
stubborn and unyielding, not easily subdued
clandestine
secret, hidden
surreptitiously
secret, hidden
stealthy
secret, hidden
covert
secret, hidden
furtive
secret, hidden
retorted
answered
noncarcinogenic
not cancer-causing
detriment
hinderment
ameliorates
heals or gets better
indolent
lazy or slacking
formerly
before
retire
to go to sleep
subverted
to break or disobey (a law or rule)
conserving
saving or using less
intact
still functional
impediment
something that hinders
razed
destroyed
folly
a mistake
parsimonious
fickle
tractable
calm or tame
reticent
quiet or withholding
harmony
peace
ignored
not pay attention to
invalid
unusable
exotic
abnormal or unfamiliar (yes this occurs twice, stupid ms taylor)
cinemas
movie theaters
persuing
following or attempting to achieve
spurned
to refuse or reject
galls
to irritate or annoy
tepid
luke warm
despise
to hate
ebullient
enthusiastic
wager
to bet
scuffle
fight or confrontation
wane
decline or disappear
inane
silly
indemnified
repaid
finicky
picky
baffled
puzzled or confused
stipend
salary
exhorted
urged
exaggerates
overstate or overemphasize
expertise
knowledge
Occident
West
surveillance
being watched or monitored
interminable
endless
incorrigible
cannot be reformed or corrected
impious
lacking reverence, disrespectful
incorporeal
having no body or substance
intrepid
brave and courageous
inviolable
secure and cannot be violated
unfettered
not chained or free and liberated
unfounded
lacking a sound basis
unflappable
calm, not showing excitement
unscathed
unharmed, uninjured
unorthodox
not following established or traditional practices
abhor
to intensly dislike something or someone
abdicate
to surrender, to give away
abstain
to voluntarily avoid, or stay away from, doing something
aberrant
not following, being away from standard behavior
lucid
filled with light
pellucid
crystal clear
elucidate
to bring out into the light, make clear, or explain
luminous
giving off light, glowing
acute
sharp, keen or very perceptive
acumen
mental sharpness, keenness
acid
having a sharp, bitter taste
exacerbate
to make something out to be even more bitter
acrimonious
full of spite, bitter, nasty
fluent
flowing easily
confluence
to flow together
mellifluous
to flow like honey
affluent
to flow in abundance
superfluous
to flow above
alleviate
to relieve or lessen, as in pain
allay
to relieve or lessen, as in fears
assuage
to relieve or lessen, as in grief
mitigate
to relieve or lessen, as in punishment
mollify
to relieve or lessen, as in anger
trite
commonplace, as in a plot
banal
commonplace, as in a lecture
hackneyed
commonplace, as in a saying
pedestrian
commonplace, as in an idea
preamble
an introduction to a statement or law
preface
an introductory statement to a book, article, or speech
prologue
an introduction to a poem or play
overture
an introduction to a musical
prelude
and introduction to an opera or musical recital
momentarty
temporary, short-lived
ephemeral
temporary, short-lived
evanescent
temporary, short-lived
transient
temporary, short-lived
fleeting
temporary, short-lived
impetuous
hasty, lacking caution
rash
hasty, lacking caution
impulsive
hasty, lacking caution
precipitate
hasty, lacking caution