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alacrity
a cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action
alleviate
to relieve, make more bearable
antithesis
the direct opposite; a sharp contrast
appall
to fill with dismay or horror
bellicose
warlike in manner or temperament; quarrelsome
disparage
to belittle, speak slightingly of; to undervalue
dissonant
not in harmony; disagreeing, at odds
droll
amusingly odd
edict
an order issued by someone in authority
elucidate
to clarify, explain
laud
to praise
loll
to act in a lazy manner, lunge; to recline, droop
loquacious
talkative, wordy; fond of talking
magnanimous
generous in forgiving, above small meannesses
mandatory
required, obligatory
nondescript
dorinary, not outstanding; not easily classified
phlegmatic
slow-moving, sluggish; unemotional
rescind
to repeal, cancel
vivacious
lively, sprightly, full of energy
whet
to sharpen, make keen or eager