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annals
historical records or events
sate
to appease something to the full, to cause overabundance
vehement
intensely emotional, bitterly antagonistic
squalid
marked by filthiness or poverty
impecunious
having little or no money
trenchant
keen, sharp, sharply perceptive, distinct
desultory
passing from one thing to another(conversation), random
discursive
lengthy with digressions, rational
abrogate
to end an agreement or contract formally and publicly
ponderous
moving heavily, dull, heavy-looking
reticence
reserved, reluctant
ubiquitous
existing everywhere
dubious
unsure about outcome, possibly dishonest or immoral, of uncertain quality
duty
adj. - done as a duty, being on duty
exemplary
setting or serving as an example
portend
be an omen to something bad, indicate
fervor
intensity, great heat
potentate
somebody with power and authority
prate
unimportant chatter
innate
present since birth, intergral, coming from mind not outside
insinuate
to imply something, worm your way in
loath
reluctant
loathe
to despise
punctilious
careful about correct behaviour, showing care in small details
lofty
very high, behaving in a superior manner
indubitable
not to be doubted, obvious
expurgate
edit something by removing offensive parts
incorporeal
having no physical form, atttached to something material (a copyright)
insolvent
bankrupt (person)
feint
deceptive action, fake attack
intransigence
refusing to compromise, unyielding person
itinerant
traveling on job, not in one place
didactic
with a contained message, tending to give instruction even when it is not welcome or needed
pragmatic
concerned with practical results, learning lessons from history
antithetical
contrasting with earlier proposition, expressing exact opposite