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alturistic
adj. generous
adversity
n. poverty; misfortune
ascendancy
n. domination
ambivalence
n. contradictory emotion
arbitrary
adj. left to one's judgement; capricious
belie
v. contradict; misrepresent
ascetic
adj. strict; self-denying
austere
adj. strict; simple
benevolent
adj. generous
censorious
adj. critical
censure
v. blame; cirticize
coericion
n. use of force
conciliatory
adj. soothing
condone
v. forgive
conflagration
n. great fire
consensus
n. general aggrement
contentious
adj. quarrelsome
conviction
n. judgement that someone is guilty; strongly held belief
corroborate
v. confirm
credulity
n. gullibility
cursory
adj. casual or hasty
decorum
n. good manners
delineate
v. portray
depravity
n. wickedness
deprecate
v. disapprove
deride
v. ridicule
despondent
adj. despressed
deterrent
n. hindrance
digression
n. wandering away from the subject
dimunition
n. lessening
discerning
adj. quick and observant (mentally)
discordant
adj. conflicting
discrepancy
n. lack of consistancy; difference
disdain
v. scorn
disinclination
n. unwillingness
disparage
v. belittle
disparity
n. difference
divergent
adj. differing
dogmatic
adj. opinionated
duplicity
n. hyprocritical two-timing
eclectic
adj. composed of diff. elements
elusive
adj. baffling.
embellish
v. adorn
emulate
v. imitate
enigma
n. puzzle
ephemeral
adj. short-lived
equivocal
adj. ambiguous; unclear
erudite
adj. learned
esoteric
adj. hard to understand
euphemism
n. mild expression in place of unpleasant one
exacerbate
v. worsen; embitter
exemplary
adj. serving as a model; outstanding
exhaustive
adj. thorough; comprehensive
exonerate
v. acquit; exulpate
expedient
adj. suitable; practical; politic
explicit
adj. totally clear; definite; outspoken
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