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aesthetic
pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to beauty
defunct
no longer in existence or functioning, dead
discomfit
to frustrate, thwart, or defeat; to confuse, perplex, or embarass
espouse
to take up and support; to become attached to, adapt; to marry
fetish
an object believed to have a magical powers; an object of unreasoning devotion or reverence
gregarious
living together in a herd or group; sociable, seeking the company of others
hapless
marked by a persistent absence of good luck
impeccable
faultless, beyond criticism or blame
importune
to trouble with demands; beg for insistently
interpolate
to insert between other parts or things
irreparable
incapable of being repaired or rectified
laconic
concise, using few words
languish
to become weak, feeble, or dull; to droop; to be depressed or dispirited; to suffer neglect
mendacious
given to lying or deception; untrue
nadir
lowest point
omnipresent
present in all places at all times
perfunctory
done in a superficial or halfhearted manner; without interest or enthusiasm
plaintive
expressive of sorrow or woe, melancholy
requite
to make suitable repayment, as for a kindness, service, or favor; to make retaliation, as for injury or wrong
tantamount
equivalent, same meaning, value or effect