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fervor
intensity of feeling (n)
impair
to hurt, injure (v)
adversary
opponent (n)
flagrant
blatant, outrageous
anarchist
Person who seeks to overturn the established government (n)
frugality
the practice of being cheap (frugal)
haughtiness
pride; arrogance
aesthetic
artistic - appreciation of an artist
articulate
effective; distinct; clear
furtive
sneaky, stealthy
hierarchy
arrangement by rank; authoritarian body divided into ranks
affirmation
confirmation; positive assertion
capricious
unpredictable, fickle
consensus
agreement
commemorate
to honor the memory of
disperse
to spread out or scatter
dismiss
to put away from consideration; to reject
concise
brief and compact
compliance
readiness to yield; conformity in fulfilling requirements
constraint
compulsion; repression of feelings. OR to constrain/hold back
cryptic
mysterious; hidden; secret
disdain
to view with scorn or comtempt (hatred)
autonomous
self-governing
meticulous
excessively careful; painstaking.
renounce
abandon, disown, repudiate
embellish
adorn; ornament
Cursory
casual; hastily done
divergent
differing; deviating
benevolent
generous
elusive
evasive; baffling; hard to grasp
somber
gloomy; drab
refute
oppose; disaprove
enigma
puzzle; mystery
instigate
start; provoke
morose
ill-humored; sullen; melancholy
reticence
reserve; uncommunicativeness; inclination to silence
venerate
to regard with respect; revere; praise
discerning
mentally quick and observant; having insight
impede
hinder; block; delay
gravity
seriousness
esoteric
hard to understand; known only to the chosen few
vilify
slander; false of malicious statement
digression
wandering away from a subject; digress
levity
lack of seriousness; levity
mitigate
appease; moderate
extol
praise, glorify
immutable
unchangeable
adulation
admiration
diterrent
something that discourages; hinderance
ambiguous
unclear