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Frenetic
Wildly Excited or active
Fractious
Unruly, Quarrelsome
Obdurate
Stubborn, inflexible
Topor
Laziness; Inactivity; Dullness
Didactic
Intended to Instruct
Incumbent
Imposed as a duty; obligatory
Ebullience
Enthusiasm
Tenuous
Shaky, Unstable, Weak
Despotic
Tyrannical
Dilatory
Habitualy Late
Wily
Cunning
Emollient
Calming, Soothig
Caustic
Sarcastic
Pejorative
Belittling
Feral
Savage, Untamed
Prodigious
Enormous
Lamfeasance
Misconduct
Replete
Fill to Capacity
Prosaic
Dull, unimaginative
Pervasive
Dispersed Throughout
Harbinger
hint of what's to come
Rancorous
Hateful, ill will
Abate
decrease, reduce
Abet
Aid, accomplice
Abjure
abstain, abandon forever
Abnegate
Deny oneself, give up
Abortive
Ending without results
Abrogate
annul
Abscond
To leave in Secret, quietly escape
Abstemious
with moderation
Accede
To agree to, approve
Accretion
increase in size
acme
highest level attainable
Adjudicate
settle a matter, act as a judge
Adumbrate
hint of something to come
Aerie
elevated, secluded dwelling
Aggregate
sum total
Alimentary
pertaining to food, digestion
Allay
to lessen, ease, reduce, alleviate
Anodyne
source of comfort that releives pain
Aplomb
poise; self assurance
Apostate
renouncer of faith
Apprie
inform, give notice to
Apposite
well adapted, stikingly approriate
Askance
with disapproval
Arrears
unpaid, neglected obligations
Arrogate
to claim without justification
Atavistic
ancient
Aver
affirm
Aduncular
having kindness & warmth
Ballast
Stabalizing Structure
Beatific
calmness and joy; celestial happiness
Becloud
obscure, blur
Bedraggle
soiled, wet and limp, dilapidated
Behemouth
soomething of monstrous size or power
Bombastic
ostentatiousl lofty in style
Bucolic
pastoral, rural
Bursar
Keeper of fund
Cacophony
jarring, unpleasant noise
Calumny
misrepresentation
Celerity
Speed, haste
Chary
shy, cautious, watchful
Chimerical
imaginary, impossible
Cloying
sickly sweet, excessive
Concomitant
existing concurrently
Consternation
intense fear or dismay
Contiguous
sharing a boundry, neighboring
convalesce
recover from an illness
coterie
small group of people with a similar purpose
denizen
resident
Diluvial
pertaining to a flood
Effluvia
waste
Epochal
momentous, highly significant
Ersatz
atrificial, imitation
Espy
glimpse
Celerity
Speed, haste
Chary
shy, cautious, watchful
Chimerical
imaginary, impossible
Cloying
sickly sweet, excessive
Concomitant
existing concurrently
Consternation
intense fear or dismay
Contiguous
sharing a boundry, neighboring
convalesce
recover from an illness
coterie
small group of people with a similar purpose
denizen
resident
Diluvial
pertaining to a flood
Effluvia
waste
Epochal
momentous, highly significant
Ersatz
atrificial, imitation
Espy
glimpse
Excoriate
strongly disapprove of
extripate
annihilate
extrude
to force out
Febrile
intense emotion or activity, feverish
feckless
ineffective, worthless
Fulsome
adundant, insincere flattering
furlough
leave of absence
galvanize
shock, arouse awareness
gamely
bravely, spiritedly
Gregatious
outgoing, sociable
Hedonist
one whos goal is to pursue pleasure
Hubris
excessive pride, self- confidence
imbibe
absord
imperturbable
calm & steady
implacable
inflexible
importunate
troublesomely urgent
imprecation
curse
impute
unjustly blame for
Incarnadine
Blood red
Inchoate
imperfectly formed
Insensate
foolish
Insuperable
incapable of being overcome
internecine
destructive for all
irascible
easily angered
itinerant
unsettled
jocular
playful, humorous
kismet
destiny, fate
lampoon
ridicule with satire
lecherous
lewd, lustful
licentious
immoral, unrestrained by society
lilliputian
very small
mawkish
sickeningly sentimental
Megalomania
obsession with great performance
mellifluous
richly flowing
missen
written note/letter
mores
fixed moral attitudes
mordant
biting and caustic
mote
speck
nebulous
vague, undefined
neonate
newborn child
obfuscate
confuse, make obscure
olfactory
relating to sense of smell
opine
to express an opinion
opprobrious
shameful, disgraceful
palimpset
having diverse layers/aspects beneath the surface
lilliputian
very small
mawkish
sickeningly sentimental
Megalomania
obsession with great performance
mellifluous
richly flowing
missen
written note/letter
mores
fixed moral attitudes
mordant
biting and caustic
mote
speck
nebulous
vague, undefined
neonate
newborn child
obfuscate
confuse, make obscure
olfactory
relating to sense of smell
opine
to express an opinion
opprobrious
shameful, disgraceful
palimpset
having diverse layers/aspects beneath the surface
Panache
flamboyant in action
Panegyric
elaborate praise
peculate
embezzle
pecuniary
relating to money
Pellucid
easy to understand
Penchant
definite liking
penury
severe poverty
Peregrinate
travel on foot
philistine
materialistic person
Phlegmatic
unemotional temporament
philology
study of ancient texts & languages
platitude
overused & trite remark
Plucky
spunky
polyglot
speaker of many languages
portentious
eliciting wonder
potentate
A Ruler
Promulgate
proclaim
Propensity
natural preference
proscribe
condemn as harmful or unlawful
pugilism
boxing
puissant
powerful
purloin
to steal
Rapacious
taken by force, driven by greef
rapt
deeply absorbed
recidivism
tendancy to relapse into bad behavior
relegate
banish
rescind
cancel
revile
criticize harshly
rostrum
platform for public speaking
saccharine
excessively sweet, sentimental
Salacious
appealing to sexual desire
salient
prominent, notable significance
Saturnine
gloomy, slow to act
seamy
morally defraded, unpleasant
Sequester
to set apart, seclude
Seraphic
angelic, sweet
Seminal
creative
Simian
apelike
Sobriquet
a nickname
specious
deceptively attractive
Stalwart
outgoing strength of body, mind or spirit
Stint
sparing, frugal
stratify
arrange/divide into layers
stymie
block or thwart
Sybarite
person devoted to pleasure and luxury
Salacious
appealing to sexual desire
salient
prominent, notable significance
Saturnine
gloomy, slow to act
seamy
morally defraded, unpleasant
Sequester
to set apart, seclude
Seraphic
angelic, sweet
Seminal
creative
Simian
apelike
Sobriquet
a nickname
specious
deceptively attractive
Stalwart
outgoing strength of body, mind or spirit
Stint
sparing, frugal
stratify
arrange/divide into layers
stymie
block or thwart
Sybarite
person devoted to pleasure and luxury
Tawdy
gaudy, cheap, showy
Toady
one who flatters to get favors
Tortuous
convoluted
Turgid
bloated
Vernal
relating to spring, fresh
Vim
vitality and energy
Visceral
instinctive, deeply emotional
vituperate
abuse verbally
Winsome
charming, happily engaging
Yen
strong desire, craving
Senith
point of culmination; peak
Zephyr
gentle breeze; airly or unsubstantial