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Caustic
Harsh
Hewn
Made with cutting blows
Candor
honesty
deluge
overflowing
enact
put into action
fauna
wildlife
vista
view
perturb
disturb
rustic
rural
cordial
kind
niche
place
embalm
bury, preserve
farce
satire
vestige
remainder
lucid
easily understood
goad
to urge
knead
to mold
robust
strong
exuberant
enthusiastic
fallow
unplanted field
sublime
to elevate
stifling
to cut off or end
resilient
rebounding back strongly
indolent
slothful
indignant
offensive, insulting
insolent
rude, disrespectful
indulgent
easygoing
intolerant
not tolerant
upbraided
to scold sharply
exonerated
to free from guilt
castigated
to punish or criticized
condoned
to overlook
mitigate
to lessen in force
volatile
leaving or evaporating quickly
eschews
to avoid
bigot
intolerant person
candid
open and sincere
fervid
heated, high tensions
chary
cautious
altruistic
concerned for the welfare of others
lamented
mourned for
mercenary
working strictly for money
astute
observant
sullen
gloomy, sluggish
Exaceberated
to increase the severity of
Nepotism
favoritism
Cronyism
favortism
fatuous
silly, foolish
Exacting
demanding
Didactic
intended to teach or instruct
Ostensibly
evident or apparent
axiom
principle or rule
vapid
dull
perfunctory
daily routine
galvanize
stimulate
prudent
wise
fume
fret, agitation, rage, fury
sagacious
wise
meek
humbly patient, kind, docile
timid
indicating fear
frugal
economical
antic
stunt
doff
remove
dearth
shortage
chide
scold
incite
motivate
lethargy
laziness
pious
showing devotion
stoic
not showing feelings
vilify
to defame or argue against
coup
a brilliant act
turgid
swollen, boring speech,
admonish
to warn, or advise
burnish
to shin or polish
curtail
to lessen
foment
to promote growth of
ignoble
not noble
levity
lightness
elicit
evoke
illicit
illegal
placate
to sooth
bartering
to trade
abhor
to hate or reject
abject
in low spirits
avid
characterized by enthusiasm
pervasive
widespread
disposition
state of mind
surly
irritable
antiquated
outdated
abscess
boil as in open wound
pantomime
a mime performance
adverse
difficult
corps
group
anthology
collection of passages
drudgery
dull, difficult
duress
strain
glib
slick
penniless
poor
divest
to deprive someone of
glower
frown
affable
friendly
indigent
extremely poor
pertinent
relating to the subject at hand
maxim
a saying
opaque
not transparent
trivial
unimportant
prodigy
an omen, highly talented child
docile
obedient
paltry
inferior
hovel
open shed
wistful
longing, yearning
listless
showing lack of interest
languid
showing lack of interest
aloof
reserved, indifferent
banal
lacking originality
fledgling
immature or young person
inscrutable
mysterious
interpolate
to alter
progeny
descendants
tangible
something easily percieved
garrolous
talking a lot and unimportantly
floe
sheet of ice
cliche
saying
ensue
resulting from an earlier occurance
homage
honor
latent
hidden
nuance
quality
adament
fiercely determined
amenity
courtesy
enmity
hatred
preclude
to prevent by earlier actions
posthumous
related to after death
incensed
angry
hodgepodge
disorganized jumble
ungainly
clumsy
debacle
complete collapse or failure
seamless
smooth, without folds
indelible
unable to be erased
untenable
not able to be defended
eradicable
capable of being torn out by roots
propinquity
proximity
mercurial
quick, clever, volatile
juggernaut
terrible, irristable force
puritanical
extremely religious or moral
obstreperous
noisy
boisterous
noisy
coterier
clique
insouciance
carefree
serendipity
a pleasant unexpected discovery
diffident
shy
tractable
eaily managible, docile, compliant
contumacious
resistant
prevaricate
lie
abnegate
to give up
renounce
to give up and put aside voluntarily
loquacious
talkative
gregarious
sociable
nonpareil
relating to unequality
risibility
ability or inclination to laugh
ubiquity
the state or fact of being everywhere
abate
to put an end to
abridge
to shorten
abscond
to depart secretly
accolade
an honor
acerbic
acid
acquiescent
agree
acrimony
ill feeling
adamant
firm in purpose
adroit
skillful
adversary
an enemy
ambivalence
contradicting values
animosity
strong dislike
antiquated
out of date
antithesis
exact opposite
apathy
carefree
apprise
to tell, inform
ardor
warmth of feeling
ascetic
a person who practices self-denial
Asperity
sharpness of temper
assiduous
persistent
assuage
to lessen suffering
Atrophy
cause to waste
audacity
boldness
augment
to make larger
auspicious
showing signs or promise of future success
austere
stern
avarice
passion for hoarding wealth
averse
unwilling
aversion
strong dislike
baleful
harmful
Baneful
harmful
beguile
to decieve by charm
Belie
to give a false idea
bilk
cheat
blight
death
bolster
encourage
cantankerous
hard or irritating to deal with