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Abhor
hate
Bigot
narrow minded
prejudiced person
Counterfeit
fake, false
Enfranchise
giving the right to vote
Kindle
start a fire
Noxious
Poisonious or lethal
like gas
Placid
calm and peaceful
Remuneration
Payment for a work done
Reward
Abrasive
rough or harsh
A substance used for smoothing or polishing or sharpening
Bilk
Cheat or defraud
steling
Abhor
hate
Bigot
narrow minded
prejudiced person
Counterfeit
fake, false
Enfranchise
givign the right to vite
Kindle
start a fire
Noxious
Poisonious or lethal
like gas
Placid
calm and peaceful
Remuneration
Payment for a work done
Reward
Abrasive
rough or harsh
A substance used for smoothing or polishing or sharpening
Bilk
Cheat or defraud
steling
Covert
Cover, hidden
Engender
cause something
Violence often engenders more violence
Hangar
a storage area
Knotty
something that is hard to solve, complex
Nuance
an expression or feeling
paintings can have many Nuances
Plagiarism
taking credit for someone else'd thing
Tangent
going off subject
related to talking usually
Billowing
swelling or raising
the rising of something

The waters are billowing upwards
Harangue
a noisy speech or loud speech
someone talking loud
Nullify
making something sound unimportant
I nullify all the time, repeating in a bored tone..
Plaintiff
an applicant
Replete
full
Abrogate
cancelling or denying
Blasphemy
A speech that offends religious background and or people
Pliable
flexible, extendible
Ply-able
Rescind
retract or repeal or revoke
Re
Abstruce
Very difficult to understand
Obsure
Blunderbuss
A little short gun that has a wide nozzle with no good shooting range
A very clumsy person
an acient weapon
Cringe
recoil back or flinsh
shy away from --verb
Envenom
To poison or cause bitterness to someone and or give a bad feeling
Hedonism
Hedonist
Pleasure seeking person, slefish or self indulgence
Pleasure seeker
selfish
Laconic
a few words, straight to the point
straight forward
Oblique
indirect, not straight forward, the oposite of Hedonism. Not straight or vertical, slanting
not straight or vertical, not to the point
Plumage
feathers of a bird
Resignation
end or acceptance of fate
Tenacious
stubborn, resolute, standing your ground
Accolade
Praise someone or give tribute or gifts. Honor --noun
Bolster
Support something or someone
Ephemeral
short-lived
Lamentation
An expression of regret and or sorrow
Tentative
hestitaing, experimening
not, paying attention
Aquiensce
To agree with or give into
Bombast
Arrogant or Absurd Pompous language
Curtail
something cut short
Epicure
Someone that is appreciative of food and drinks
Lampoon
Ridicule, make fun off in a bad manner
Resonant
echoeing
Labryinthine
cmplicated or hard
Plaudit
a statement giving a kind of strong praise
Rreprehensible
shameful, something very bad
Blatant
Obvious
Ensconce
establish firmly and comfortably in a position
Obdurate
Stuborn
Reprieve
Delay or postpoment of a punishment
Tawdry
something of little value or importance
Credulous
gullible, able to believe anything
Enshroud
cover
Lachrymose
adj. tearful or sad
Ex: Lachrymose poetry
Obfuscate
deliberatly making something hard to understand
Plethora
too much, an excess amount of something
Repudiate
to refuse or reject
Tedium
boredom
Abstemious
self denying, kind of rejecting by self, refusal
Ex: She is abstemious in her eating habits
Blithe
Carefree, free-sprirted
hippee like
Crepuscular
active the whole day, acitve from dawn to dusk
Lackluster
boring, dull, bland, monotonous
lacking-Luster
anomaly
irregularity or abnormal
apathy
lack of caring
opposite of sympathy
Apocryphal
untrue or made up
Austere
harsh, stern
Ex: She is a very quiet and austere women since when she talks she critizes
Hackneyed
Hack
common place, too much originality
always
agian and agian
Beguile
Mislead or trick
delude
bequeathe
hand down, leave something by will
like beneath
blighted
suffered or destroyed or on the verge to be depleated
Not something good
Cajole
persuade
Capricious
unpredictable
Censorious
critical, read and find falts, not positive
not looking for the good
clemency
bendable, lenient, mildness and lightly carried
nice
Coercion
the use of force to get someone to obey
forceful manner
depravity
extreme crruption, a kind of wikedness
Ex: A moster of depravity (T.S. Eliot)
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