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abhorrent
Very repugnant; hateful
adj
abridge
To make shorter in words, keeping the essential features, leaning out minor particles
v
badger
To pester v
bedlam
Madhouse
n
boorish
Rude adj
adj
cajole
To impose on or dupe by flattering speech
v
capitualate
To surrender or stipulate terms
v
commingle
To blend
v
debonair
Having gentle or sourteous manner
adj
deleterious
Hurtful, morally or physically
adj
egregious
Extreme
adj
extol
To praise in the highest terms
v
fastidious
Hard to please
adj
fatuous
Idiotic
adj
furbish
To restore brightness or beauty to
v
genteel
Well-bred or refined
adj
gratuitous
Voluntarily
adj
haggard
Worn and gaunt in appearance adj
adj
idiosyncrasy
A mental quality or habit peculiar to an individual
n
inadvertant
Accidental
adj
inane
Silly
adj
jocular
Inclined to joke adj
adj
laud
To praise in words or song
v
listless
Inattentive
adj
manifesto
A public declaration, making announcement, explanation or defense of intensions, or motives
n
mendacious
Untrue
adj
negligence
Omission of that which ought to be done
n
nettle
To excite sensations of uneasiness or displeasure in
v
oblivion
The state of having passed out of the memory or of being utterly forgotten
n
obsolete
No longer practiced or accepted
adj
paragon
A model of excellence
n
perspicacity
Sharpness or shrewdness in judgement
n
pertinacious
Persistent or unyielding
adj
reprehension
Expression of blame
n
vacuous
Empty
adj