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Pedestrian
ordinary, dull
uniform
all the same, common
sage
wise
flag
to decrease or diminish
refrain
to hold back, abstain, or restrain
abominable
horrible or unpleasant
delusion
a false opinion or idea
despair
a feeling of absolute hopelessness, or to lose hope
dread
overwhelming fear or to be very afraid
exasperate
to make very angry or impatient
gaunt
very thin and bony
impediment
an obstacle, something in the way (im)
laden
weighed down with a heavy load, burdened
parch
to make very thirsty
pungent
a sharp, biting smell or taste
rancid
having a nasty smell or taste, rotting
repugnant
highly disgusting, offensive
revile
to criticize with abusive language
scorn
to abuse or treat with no respect, or a strong feeling of dislike
abhor
to hate or detest
deleterious
harmful to one's health
desparage
to criticize or speak badly of
penurious
extremely stingy or miserly
quandary
a state of uncertainty
recuperate
to heal or return to good health
salve
something used to heal or soothe
hackneyed
over used and old-fashioned
hoary
very old, or gray from old age
obsolete
out of date, no longer useful
posterity
all of a person's descendents
premise
an essential fact that others are based on
retrospect
the review of past events, hindsight
absolved
freed from guilt or blame
concede
to give in or surrender
contrition
deep regret for doing something wrong
implore
to beg or ask earnestly
indignant
feeling angry or instulted from an injustice or wrongdoing
obdurate
stubborn
obstinate
stubborn
pardoned
forgiven
penitent
feeling or expressing remorse for a wrongdoing
placate
to please, or make less angry
revere
to deeply respect or admire