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Anguish
Acute pain or extreme suffering
Antithesis
Contrast; direct opposite of or to
Condone
Overlook voluntarily; forgive
Conscientious
Scrupulous or careful
Deterrent
Something that discourages; hindrance
Diffuse
Wordy; rambling; spread out
Enhance
To advance or improve
Enumerate
To list or to mention one by one
Fanaticism
Excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause
Frugality
Thrift or economy
Husband
Use sparingly; conservative; save
Implication
Something hinted at; or suggested
Intractable
Unruly, stubborn, unyielding
Intrinsic
Essential; inherent; built-in; natural
Misconstrue
Interpret incorrectly; misjudge
Mitigate
To appease or moderate
Objective
Not influenced by emotions, fair
Pacifist
One opposed to force; anti-militarist
Parody
A humorous imitation; spoof; take off; travesty
Relegate
To banish to an inferior position; delegate; or assign
Renegade
Deserter or traitor
Satirical
Mocking
Scrutinize
Examine closely or critically
Thrive
To prosper or flourish
Transcendent
Surpassing; exceeding ordinary limits; superior
Vindictive
Out for revenge; malicious
Virtuoso
Highly skilled artist
Voluminous
Bulky or large
Withhold
Refuse to give; hold back
Peripheral
Marginal or alger