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Commendation
N.
a praise, a recommendation
syn: adulation, acclamation, accolade
Insipid
Adj.
Dull; vapid; lacking flavor or zest (whether food or talk)
syn: bland, weak
To Inure
V.
To hhabituate to something esp. by prolonged subjection; accustom
syn: to adapt, to accustom
To Cull
V.
To pick out from others; select
syn: To choose, to select
Impiety
N.
the quality or state of lacking holiness esp. God
Syn: blasphemy, irreverance
Covetous
Adj.
Excessively and culpably desirous of the possesions of others; greed for something someone else posseses
syn: jealous, enviousness, avaricious
Inimitable
Adj. defying imitation; matchless (not capable of being imitated or matched)
syn: one of a kind, incomparable
Malignity
N.
Intense ill-will or hatred; great malice; an act or feelign of freat malice (dangerous or can cause death)
syn: an evil,rancor
Discourse
N.
Verbal expression in speech or WRITING
syn: speech, oration
Importuning
Verbal
Besetting someone with insistent, repreated requests
syn: whining, pleading, begging
Promiscuously
Adv.
Lacking standards of selection; indiscriminate (casually without plan or purpose)
syn: casually, randomly,
Calamitious
Adj.
Causing or involving calamirt; disastrous (causing or bringing trouble)
syn: dire, traumatic
Expedient
Adj. (or n.)
Used for the means to an end
syn: solution, substitution
Scrupulous
Adj.
Conscientious and exact; painstaking (Characterize to what is right or proper)
syn: honest, correct
to Digress
V.
to turn aside from the main subject
syn: diverge, stray, deviate