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temerity
recklessness; wild craziness
tempestuous
stormy, turbulent; like a 'tempest'
tenacity
persistence; tending to hold on firmly
terse
concise; free of superfluous words
uncouth
crude; unrefined; awkward
unscrupulous
unprincipled; lacking ethical values
upshot
outcome, result
usurped
to illegally seize the power or rights from another
vacuity
emptiness, vacuum
verbose
excessively wordy
vilify
to slander; defame
vindicate
to clear of blame or suspicion
vindictive
vengeful
wanton
immoral; unchaste; cruel
wily
crafty
zenith
peak; summit; acme
acclivity
sharp incilne of a hill
accost
to approach and speak to
adroit
skillful
aesthetic
artistic; pertaining to a sense of what is beautiful
bawdy
obscene; coarse; humorous
beguile
trick
bereft
lacking something needed
betroth
to become engaged
cacophonous
sounding discordant; terrible and generally unpleasant to listen to
cajole
to coax
candor
frankness; candidness
capricious
unpredictable; following whim
deplete
to lessen the supply or content of
derogate
to detract; to take away