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Abate
(verb) alleviate, diminish, ebb, mitigate, moderate, recede, slacken, subside
Agrarian
(adj) bucolic, pastoral, rustic, agricultural
Ascetic
(noun) hermit, puritan, recluse
(adj) abstemious, austere, rigid, unworldly
Bicker
(verb) quarrel, altercate, wrangle
Chicanery
(noun) duplicity, subterfuge, quibbling
connoisseur
(noun) virtuoso, pundit
Cult
(noun) adulation, craze, following.

almost religious
Deleterious
(adj) baneful, pernicious, detrimental, destructive, injurous
Distraught
(adj)perturbed, distressed, frantic, bewildered
Enigma
(noun) conundrum, riddle, obscurity
Expunge
(verb) erase, efface, obbliterate, cancel, censor
Filial
(adj) pertaining to a son or daughter
Harrangue
(noun) tirade
Immaculate
(adj) flawless, untarnished, impeccable
Inert
(adj) cowardly, dormant, lethargic, torpid
Judicious
(adj) circumspect, politic, prudent, sensible, discerning
Moot
(adj) controversial, controvertible, disputable
Obseqious
(adj) compliant, servile, sychophantic, ingratiating
Perspicacious
(adj) sharp, keen, astute, sagacious, shrewd
Puerile
(adj) childish, inane, juvenile, immature
Abet
(verb) goad, insite, spur, instigate
Alacrity
(noun) eagerness, liveliness, sprightliness
Askew
(adj) awry, crooked
Bigoted
(adj) fanatical, hidebound, prejudiced, opionated, narrow-minded
Circuitious
(adj) circumlocutory, rambling, sinuous, roundabout
Convivial
(adj) pertaining to a feast, festive, jocund
Demagogue
(noun) agitator, rabble-rouser, ringleader
Divulge
(verb) impart, publicize, to make public
Epicure
(noun) gourmet, hedonist
Extemporize
(verb) improvise, immpromtu, without preparation
Fiscal
(adj) financial, pertaining to money, monetary, pecuniary
Harbinger
(noun) messenger
(verb) omen, precursor
Immutable
(adj) constant, resolute, steadfast, unchangeable, unalterable
Inexorable
(adj) adamant, immovable, implacable, inflexible, relentless
Laconic
(adj) brief, concise, terse, to the point
Obviate
(verb) anticipate, avert
Pertinacity
(noun) doggedness, persistency
Pugnacious
(adj) inclined to fight, quarrelsome, combative, contentious
Ruminate
(verb) cogitate, consider, muse, reflect
Motley
(adj) checkered, dappled, diverse, variegated, diverse
Abhor
(verb) abominate, despise, hate, detest
Altercation
(noun) brawl, contention,
Asperity
(noun) severity of manner, acerbity, acrimony, astringincy, irascability
Circumspect
(adj) careful, prudent, wary, well-considered
Copious
(adj) ample, bountiful, numerous etc.
Dissapate
(verb) disperse, diffuse, waster, squander
Docile
(adj) obedient, acquiescent, submissive, compliant
Equitable
(adj) fair, honest, righteous, unbiased
Extenuate
(verb) lessen, diminish, mitigate, palliate, underestimate
Flagrant
(adj) atrocious, glaring, heinous, offensive
Harrow
(verb) agonize, antagonize, vex
Impasse
(noun) blind alley, deadlock
Inference
(noun) deduction, implication
Latent
(adj) dormant, potential, quiescent
Mundane
(adj) banal, earthly, secular, temporal
Odium
(noun) abhorrence, ignominy, infamy, shame, repugnance, being hated
Pertinent
(adj) relevant, germane, apposite, relative, touching upon
Punctillious
(adj) correct, demanding, fastidious, overly nice, precise, meticulous, scrupulous
Sacrilegious
(adj) blasphemous, ungodly, profane, impious
Abject
(adj) debasing, base, mean, ignoble, humilliating
Alleviate
(verb) abate, assuage, mitigate, relieve
Assidious
(adj) attentive, diligent, persistent, tenancious, unremitting
Bumptious
(adj) arrogant, haughty, overbearing
Circumvent
(verb) avoid, baffle, balk, checkmate, discomfit, elude, foil, entrap, outwit
Corroborate
(verb) ascertain, verify, confirm, establish
Demure
(adj) coy, decorous, prim, sedate, shy
Dogmatic
(adj) assertive, dicatorial, intransigent, opinionated
Erudite
(adj) learned, scholarly
Extirpate
(verb) destroy, UPROOT, exterminate
Fluctuate
(verb) waiver, oscillate, teeter, undulate, vacillate
Haughty
(adj) condescending, lordly, disdainful, supercillious, vainglorius
Impeccable
(adj) cosummate, flawless, infallable, perfect, unerring
Ingenious
(adj) adroit, clever, dexterous, deft, skillful
Munificent
(adj) benevolant, bountiful, generous, lavish, philanthropic
Ominous
(adj) forboding, inauspicious, sinister, threatening
Laudable
(adj) commendable, meritorious, praiseworthy
Pique
(verb) annoy, irritate, nettle, sting, vex
Pungent
(adj) acrid, biting, caustic, poignant
Sagacity
(noun) acuteness, astuteness, perspicacity, shrewdness, wisdom
Abstemious
(adj) moderate, sparing, temperate
Cadaverous
(adj) emaciated, pallid, sallow, wan, gaunt, haunting
Clamorous
(adj) rowdy, obstreperous, loud, riotous, turbulent
Coterie
(noun) cabal, cadre, clique, set
Dengrate
(verb) blacken, defame, villify, sully, disparage
Drastic
(adj) stern, vigourous, extreme
Epithet
(noun) appellation, charictarization, designation
Extol
(verb) acclaim, commend, eulogise, glorify etc.
Forensic
(adj) pertaining to public speaking or law, rhetorical
Headstrong
(adj) inflexible, intractable, willful, obstinate
Impediment
(noun) bar, obstacle, blockade, encumberance
Ingratiate
(verb) insinuate, kiss up
Lethargy
(noun) inaction, indifference, torpidity
Murky
(adj) gloomy, dark, hazy, dim, cheerless
Oppurtunist
(noun) ... oppurtunist
Plagiarism
(noun) appropriation, piracy, theft
Pusillanimous
(adj) base, craven, intrepid, rash, noble
Salient
(adj) arresting, jutting, noticeable, striking, moving in leaps and bounds
Truculent
(adj) defiant, ferocious, haughty, ruthless, savage
verbose
(adj) wordy, circumlocutory, diffuse, porlix, garrulous
Abstruse
(adj) profound, obscure, occult, erudite, esoteric
Altruistic
(adj) charitable, unselfish, benevolant
Assuage
(verb) alleviate, mitigate, allay, appease, calm, mollify
Cajole
(verb) coax, induce, inveigle, wheedle
Clandestine
(adj) surreptitious, furtive, stealthy, underhand, covert, hidden
Crass
(adj) crude, boorish, dense, obtuse, graceless, notorious
Deprecate
(verb) protest, reject, remonstrate, decry, expostulate
Duplicity
(noun) guile, deciet, trickery, chicanery
Epitome
(noun) compendium, condensation, high point, synopsis, microcosm
Extradite
(verb) act of surrender by govt, to be tried in state of accusation, saddam
Foible
(noun) failing, weakness, whim, idiosyncrasy, quirk
Heinous
(adj) odious, hateful, flagrant, abhorrant
Impervious
(adj) impermeable, insensible, callous, adament, impassable
Inordinate
(adj) immoderate, intemperate, extravagant, uncurbed
Levity
(noun) gaiety, lack of seriousness, triviality, flippancy
Mystique
(noun) aura, emanation, charisma
Omniscient
(adj) all knowing
Platitude
(noun) truism, bromide, flatness, triteness, cliche, banality
Quell
(verb) subdue, quash, overpower, overcome, crush, calm
Salubrious
(adj) slutary, benificial, healthful, wholesome
Accessory
(noun) subsidary, adjunct, auxillary, ally, confederate, colleage, collaborator, ornament
Amlgamate
(verb) unite, unify, coalesce
Audacity
(noun) boldness, brazenness, presumption
Callous
(adj) hardened, insensible, indurate, inured
Clement
(adj) compassionate, gentle, humane, forgiving, merciful, temperate
Credance
(noun) credit, faith, belief or trus
Derelict
(noun) shipwreck, wreckage, pariah, delingquent
Esoteric
(adj) recondite, occult, abstruse, profound
Extraneous
(adj) extrinsic, external, alien, irrelevant, foreign
Fortuitous
(adj) accidental, chance, adventitious, casual, random
Herculean
(adj) gigantic, prodigious, colossal, laborious, leiathan etc. (bigggg)
Implacable
(adj) unappeaseable, immitagable, inexorable, obdurate, inclement, pittiless
Inscrutable
(adj) esoteric, unfathomable, enigmatic, cryptic, baffling
Loqaucious
(adj) verbose! garrulous, talkative etc.
Naive
(adj) ingenious, guilless, artless, unaffected, innocent
Plebian
(adj) undistinguished, commoner, proletrian
Querolous
(adj) fretful, petulant, plaintive, whining, discontent, peevish, carping, hypercritical
Sanction
(verb) legalize, ratify, confirm, endorse
Taciturn
(adj) reticent, laconic, reserved, uncommunicative
Wrath
(noun) rage, fury, resentment, indignation