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abhor
to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
amend
to change in a formal way; to change for the better
buffet
to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force with blows; to force one's way with difficulty
chaos
great confusion, disorder
commodious
roomy, spacious
corrosive
eating away gradually, acid like; bitterly sarcastic
discern
to see clearly, recognize
extant
still existing; not exterminated, destroyed, or lost
implicate
to involve in; to connect with or be related to
inter
to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion
martinet
a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
obviate
to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of
renegade
one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw;
reprehensible
deserving blame or punishment
somber
dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit
squalid
filthy, wretched, debased
turbulent
disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy
vociferous
lout and noisy; compelling attention
voluminous
of great size; numerous; writing or speaking of great length
waive
to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer
animosity
strong dislike; bitter hostility
apathy
a lock of feeling, emotion, or interest
apprehensive
fearful or anxious, especially about the future
commend
to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention; to commit to the care of
compatible
able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system
condolence
an expression of sympathy
consecrate
to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
decrepit
old and feeble; worn-out, ruined
deride
to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
multifarious
having great variety; numerous and diverse
obsolete
out-of-date, no longer in use
omnivorous
eating every kind of food; eaerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of tastes
parsimonious
stingy, miserly, meager, poor, small
quandary
a state of perplexity or doubt
recalcitrant
stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
reprisal
an injury done in return for injury
revel
to take great pleasure in, a wild celebration
stultify
to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
suave
smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses
ingenuous
innocent, simple; frank, sincere