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Abyss
bottomless hole
Acrid
caustic, bitter, harsh(relates sometimes to taste and smell)
Acuity
shaprness or perception
Baleful
destructive, deadly
Cataclysm
an event or situation that causes a momentous change
Catharsis
a purification or purging of emotions that brings about spiritual renewal
Dogma
a system in beliefs or principles
Ediface
a very large building
Enumerate
to count one by one
Grate
to cause irritation
Inertia
ressistance to motion or action
Inordinate
exceeding reasonable limits, excessive
Luminous
shining, full of light
Maudlin
overly sentimental
Novice
a beginner
Pique
resentment, irritation
Propensity
preference, natural inclination
Purse
to pucker or tighten one's lips
Refute
to disprove, to show as erroneous
Remuneration
the act of paying for a service, loss, or expense
Soothsayer
a person who can predict the future
Supple
easily bent, elastic, pliable
Travail
difficult labor
Understate
to show restraint or lack of emphasis
Vibrant
full of life