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wane
to decrease in strength, intensity
discrepancy
difference; inconsistency
empathetic
sensitive. showing comprehension
reputable
honorable, respectable, estimable
penurious
extremely stingy/poor; destitute
miffed
put into an irritable mood
jaded
worn-out by overwork.
wary
watchful; full of caution
embittered
to arouse bitter feelings in
distaste
dislike; disinclination
utter
complete, toal, absolute
contempt
disdain, scorn
corollary
a natural consequence or result
ancillary
subordinate; subsidiary; additional
alacrity
cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness
convergence
an act or insteance of meeting at a point or inclination towards each other
tangential
merely touching; slightly connected; digressing
exorbitant
exceeding the bounds of custom, propriety, ro reason
stifling
to quell, crush, or end by force
erratically
deviating from the usual or proper course of behavior
solace
comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble.
squelch
to crush down, to suppress
alacrity
cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness
deliberation
careful consideration, leisureliness of movement or action
recrimination
to accuse in return
exasperate
to irritate or provoke to a high degree; annoy extremely
censure
to criticize or reproach harshly; strong/vehement expression of disapproval
delineate
to trace the outline of; to describe with precision
capricious
marked by a sudden, unpredictable change.
pliable
easily bent, flexible; adaptable
cantankerousness
disagreeable to deal with; contentious(tending to argue);peevish
impulsiveness
swayed by emotional impulses; inciting to action
vehement
zalous, ardent; characterized by anger or strong emotion; intense
demolition
destruction
asteroid
small bodies in space that revolve about the sun in orbits b/w mars and jupiter
derelict
left or deserted
scour
to clean, polish; to clear
tremulous
timid, timorous, fearful, shaking
reprieve
to delay the impending punishmnet of sentence; to relive temporarily
deferment
postponement
inducement
act of motivating, presuading, bringing out incentives
rebate
to allow as a discount; a return of part of the original payment for some service or merchandise.