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innocuous
harmless
fanatic
one who is extremely devoted to a cause or idea
enhance
to make beter; to augment
retract
to take back
paucity
scarcity; lack
rescind
to repeal; to take back formally
zeal
enthusiasm; zest
benign
not causing harm
compliant
submissive; easy to persuade or to control
emulate
to copy something admired; to imitate
innumerable
too many to number or count; many
meander
to wander slowly like a winding river
authoritarian
like a dictator
brawn
muscles; bulk
contrite
deeply apologetic; remorseful
exemplify
to serve as an example of
facilitate
to make easier
hypothetical
theoretical; for the sake of argument
recalcitrant
stubbornly disobedient
ambulatory
able to walk; walking
diffidence
shyness
drone
to talk on and on in a dull way
gullible
over trusting; willing ot believe anything
marred
damaged; bruised
nullify
to make unimportant
parsimony
stinginess
propriety
properness; correctness
rejuvenate
to make young and strong again
skeptical
doubting
tenacious
tough; hard to defeat
animated
alive; moving
authentic
real
biased
neutral; on one side or the other
blithe
free-spirited
dearth
a lack
divert
to change the direction of; to alter the ocurse of; to amuse
enthrall
to thrill
heed
to listen to
hinder
to obstruct; to get in the way of
irascible
irritable
merger
a joining or marraige
nostalgic
yearning for the old days
pretentious
pompous; self-important
saccharin
falsely sweet; sickly sweet
stanza
a section of a poem; verse