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subsequent
following in time, order or place
circumvent
to manage to get around, especially by ingenuity or strategem - to close the circuit
indignation
anger aroused by unjust, unworthy or mean
antipathy
opposition in feeling - enmity
adulation
excessive or slavish flattery or admiration
austere
stern or cold in appearance or manner - morally strict - giving little or no scope for pleasure
auspicious
favorable - attended by good
copious
yielding something abundantly - full of thought, information or matter - expressive in words - largly
vapid
lacking livliness, tang, brisk or force
mendacity/mendacious
the quality or state of being mendaacious/divergence from absolute truth (dishonest)
quiescent
latent, dormant
scurrilous
using or given to course language
garish
clothed in vivid colors, excessivly vivid
consternation
amazment or dismay that throws into confusion
syncopated
loss of blood flow - series of beats w/middle beat less - loss of pronunciation iterior letters
decadent
of or appealing to self-indulgence
malevolent
productive of harm or evil
judiciously
characterized by sound judgement
nihilist
belief that social conditions are so bad as to make destruction desireable - exsistence is useless
noisome
highly offensive to the senses especially smell; obnoxious & objectionable
insufferable
not to be endured
lineaments
a distinguishing characteristic or feature
complicity
association or participation in or as if in a wrongful act
fratricide (n. fratricidal adj)
one who kills his brother or sister or someone who is like a brother or sister, kinsmen, countrymen
illusory
deceptive
demagogue
leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power
truncated
cut short
agora
a gathering place