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alacrity
cheerful willingness; readiness; liveliness
aversion
strong dislike; repugnance; antipathy
involuntary
not done of one's own free will; automatic; unintentional; spontaneous
loath
unwilling; averse; disinclined; reluctant
loathe
have an intense aversion to; detest
volition
will
acclivity
upward slope
ACME
HIGHEST POINT; PINNACLE; SUMMIT
APOGEE
1. FARTHEST POINT FROM THE EARTH IN THE ORBIT OF A HEAVENLY BODY

2.HIGHEST POINT; CULMINATION
CLIMACTIC
ARRANGED IN ORDER OF INCREASING FORCE AND INTREST
CONSUMMATE
PERFECT; SUPERB; CARRIED TO THE HIGHEST DEGREE
EMINENCE
HIGH RANK
EMINENT
STANDING OUT; NOTABLE; FAMOUS
ETHEREAL
OF THE HEAVENS; CELESTIAL; AIRY; DELICATE; INTANGIBLE
EXALT
1. LIFT UP WITH JOY, PRIDE, ETC.; ELATE

2.RAISE IN RANK, DIGNITY, ETC.; EXTOL; GLORIFY
PRECIPICE
VERY STEEP, OVERHANGING PLACE; CLIFF
PRECIPITOUS
1. STEEP AS A PRECIPICE

2.HASTY; RASH
PREEMINENT
STANDING OUT ABOVE OTHERS; SUPERIOR
SUBLIMATE
1. REDIRECT THE ENEGY OF A PERSON'S BAD IMPULSES INTO SOCIALLY AND MORALLY HIGHER CHANNELS

2. PURIFY; REFINE
SUBLIME
ELEVATED; NOBLE; EXALTED; UPLIFTING
VERTEX
FARTHEST POINT OPPOSITE THE BASE, AS IN A TRIANGLE OR PYRAMID; APEX
ZENITH
1. HIGHEST POINT; CULMINATION

2. POINT IN THE HEAVENS DIRECTLY OVERHEAD
ABJECT
DESERVING CONTEMPT; SUNK TO A LOW CONDITION; WRETCHED
ABYSMAL
DEEP; PROFOUND; IMMEASURABLY GREAT
ABYSS
BOTTOMLESS; IMMEASURABLY DEEP SPACE
ANTICLIMAX
ABRUPT DECLINE FROM THE DIGNIFIED OR IMPORTANT TO THE TRIVIAL OR LUDICROUS; COMEDOWN; BATHOS
CHASM
DEEP BREACH; WIDE GAP OR RIFT
DECLIVITY
DOWNWARD SLOPE
DREGS
MOST WORTHLESS PART; SEDIMENT AT THE BOTTOM OF LIQUID
EARTHY
COARSE; LOW
HUMBLE
1. OF LOW POSITION OR CONDITION

2. NOT PROUD; UNPRETENTIOUS; MODEST; COURTEOUSLY RESPECTFUL
HUMILIATE
LOWER THE PRIDE, POSITION, OR DIGNITY OF; ABASE; DEGRADE; MORTIFY
HUMILITY
FREEDOM FROM PRIDE; HUMBLENESS; LOWLINESS; MODESTY
MENIAL
LOW; MEAN; SUSERVIENT; SERVILE
NADIR
LOWEST POINT
PLUMB
GET TO THE BOTTOM OF; ASCERTAIN THE DEPTH OF; FATHOM
PROFOUND
VERY DEEP; DEEPLY FELT; INTELLECTUALLY DEEP
RAVINE
DEEP, NARROW GORGE WORN BY RUNNING WATER
filial
of or like a son or daughter
FRATERNAL
OF OR LIKE A BROTHER
GENEALOGY
A PERSON'S OR FAMILY'S DESCENT; LINEAGE; PEDIGREE
GENTILITY
1. GOOD MANNERS

2. GENTRY; UPPER CLASS
KITH AND KIN
FRIENDS AND RELATIVES; KINDRED
MATERNAL
OF OR LIKE A MOTHER
NEPOTISM
FAVORITISM TO RELATIVES BY THOSE IN POWER
PATERNAL
OF OR LIKE A FATHER
PROGENITOR
FOREFATHER
PROGENY
OFFSPRING; CHILDREN; DESCENDANTS
SIBLING
ONE OF TWO OR MORE CHILDREN OF A FAMILY
aroma
pleasant odor; bouquet
AROMATIC
SWEET-SCENTED; FRAGRANT
FUSTY
1. STALE-SMELLING; MUSTY; MOLDY

2. OLD FASHIONED
INCENSE
SUBSTANCE YIELDING A PLEASANT ODOR WHEN BURNED
MALODOROUS
ILL-SMELLING; STINKING; FETID; UNPLEASANTLY ODOROUS
NOISOME
1. OFFENSIVE TO SMELL; DISGUSTING

2. HARMFUL; NOXIOUS
OLFACTORY
PERTAINING TO THE SENSE OF SMELL
PUNGENT
SHARP IN SMELL OR TASTE; ACRID; BITING; STIMULATING
PUTRID
1. STINKING FROM DECAY

2. EXTREMELY BAD; CORRUPT
RANCID
UNPLEASANT TO SMELL OR TASTE FROM BEING SPOILED OR STALE
RANK
1. HAVING A STRONG, BAD ODOR OR TASTE; OFFENSIVELY GROSS OR COARSE

2. EXTREME
REEK
EMIT A STRONG, DISAGREEABLE SMELL; BE PERMEATED WITH
SCENT
SMELL; PERFUME
SCENT
GET SUSPICION OF
UNSAVORY
1. UNPLEASANT TO TASTE OR SMELL

2. MORALLY OFFENSIVE