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Repose
relaxation leisure
Reprove
to criticize or correct, usually in a gentle manner
Requite
to return or repay
Revile
verbally abuse
Rife
abundant prevalent especially to an increasing degree; filled with
Salacious
appealing to sexual desire
Saturnine
cold and steady in mood, gloomy, slow to act
Sinecure
a well-paying job or office that requires little or no work
Solicitous
anxious, concerned, full of desire, eager
Specious
deceptively attractive
Stasis
balance or equilibrium
Stint
to restrict with respect to a share or allowance
Strident
loud, harsh, unpleasantly noisy
Sully
to tarnish, taint
Sybarite
a person devoted to pleasure and luxury
Tautological
having to do with needless repetition, redundancy
Temerity
unreasonable or foolhardy disregard for danger
Toady
one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors
Truculent
disposed to fight
Unfrock
to dethrone, especially of priestly power
veritable
being without question
Vim
vitality and energy
Visceral
instinctive, not intellectual
Vituperate
to abuse verbally
Voluble
talkative, speaking easily
Wan
sickly pale
Wax
to increase gradually, to begin to be
Winsome
charming, happily engaging
Worst
to gain the advantage over; to defeat