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Artful
Adj.
performed with or showing art or skill
Artless
adj
lacking art, knowledge, or skill
Autocratic
adj.
of, relating to, or being an autocracy: Absolute
Averse
adj.
having an active feeling of repugnance or distaste
Avert
Verb
to turn away or aside in avoidance: Avoid
Bandy
Verb
to bat (as a tennis ball) to and from
Banter
Verb
to speak to or address in a witty and teasing manner
Bode
Verb
to announce beforehand: foretell
Cajole
Verb
to persuade with flattery or gentle urging esp in teh face of reluctance: Coax
Circumscribe
Verb
to constrict the range or activity of definitely and clearly
Crestfallen
Adj.
feeling shame or humilation: Dejected
Dale
Noun
valley, vale
Decry
Verb
to depreciate officially or publicly. to express strong disapproval of
Deft
Adj
charcterized by facility and skill; dexterous
Dejected
Adj
cast down in spirits: Depressed
Depraved
Adj
marked by corruption or evil
Despotic
Adj
or, relating to, or characteristic of a despot [a ruler with absolute power and authority]
Dotage
Noun
the state or period of senile decay by age
Dub
Verb
to call by a distinctive title, epithet, or nickname
Ebullient
Adj
Boiling, agitated; overflowing with enthusiasm, high spirits
effete
Adj.
no longer fertile. lost character, strength, vitality
Eke
Verb
to get with great difficulty
Epistle
Noun
a formal or elegant letter
Epitome
Noun
a summary of a written work
Eulogize
Verb
to speak or write in high praise of; Extol
Exalt
Verb
to raise in rank, power or character; Glorify
Extort
Verb
to obtain froma person by force, intimidation, or undue or illegal power
Exult
Verb
to leap for joy; to be extremely joyful; Rejoice
Facade
Noun
the front of a building
facile
Adj
easily accomplished or attained
Feral
Adj
of, relating to, or suggestive or a wild beast
Gaudy
Adj
ostentatiously or tastelessly ornamented
Gaunt
Adj
excessively thin and angular
Genial
Adj
favorable to growth or comfort
Glut
Noun
an excessive amount
Guerdon
Noun
reward, recompense
Haggard
Adj
wild in appearance
Hale
Adj
free from defect, disease, or infirmity
Hearsay
Noun
something taht one has heard but does not know to be true; rumor; gossip
Juxtaposed
Adj
placed side by side; Adjacent
Malign
Adj.
evil in nature, influence, or effect; Injurious
mollify
Verb
to soothe in tempoer of disposition
Mortify
Verb
to destroy the strength, vitality or functioning of
nonage
noun
a period of youth
portend
Verb
to give an omen or anticipatory sign, Indicate, signify
portent
noun
something that foreshadows a coming event: omen
remit
verb
to lay aside partly or wholly
resilient
adj
capable of withstanding shock without permanent deformation or rupture; Elastic
surfeit
noun
an overabundant supply
vale
noun
valley, dale