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augery
omen
desiccant
substance used to absorb moisture
ingenuos
lacking subtlety
disingenous
crafty
blige
bulge (as in a cask)
derivative
obtained from another source
bedizen
to adorn in a cheap / showy manner
desultory
aimless
discountenence
refusal of approval
countervail
counterbalance
diaphanous
transparent / gauzy
desuetude
disuse
abrogate
null by authority
calumny
slander
diffidence
shyness
demagogue
leader appealing to baseness
contumacious
rebellious
abjure
promise to give up
accretion
growing of separate things into a single entity
cadge
get by begging
descry
see in distance
consternation
surprise and fear
discomfit
confuse / embarras
acarpous
worn out
deprecate
protest against
commodious
having plenty of room for purpose
coeval
of the same time period
debacle
sudden disaster
bellicose
war like / belligerent
detumescence
lessening of swelling
blandishment
flattery
recondite
hidden
capricious
changes mind easily
extemporaneous
improvised
impecenious
broke (money)
opprobrium
contempt
mendacity
dishonesty
querelous
complaining
sedulous
hardworking
truculent
fierce / eager to fight
refulgent
brilliant
laconic
terse
solicitious
eager
contentious
argumentative
recalcitrant
difficult to manage / intractable
alacrity
willingness
ingenous
artless
trenchant
sharply perceptive
salubrious
good for you
polemical
contraversial
halcyon
calm / peaceful
probity
attendence to high principles
penurious
cheap
fulminate
loudly denounce
incipient
developing
inchoate
not yet fully formed
specious
misleading
inchoate
not yet fully formed
obseqious
fawning
exigent
urgent
erudite
sholarly
garrulous
talkative
quotidian
pedestrian / commonplace
vitoperate
use harsh language against
profligate
wasteful
obviate
anticipate and make unnecessary
dissemble
conceal
perspicacious
acute
dissemble
conceal
alacrity
willingness