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inscrutable
difficult to understand
ruminate
to reflect on over and over again
countenance
the face or facial expression
magnanimous
courageously brave in mind and heart
dolorous
marked by excessive sorrow, grief or pain
finesse
skillful in handling a situation, tactful
vindicate
to clear of accusation or blame
jocose
characterized by joking, humorous
sagacity
wisdom
immolate
to kill as a sacrifice
nondescript
lacking distinctive qualities
embellishment
using decorative detail
frugal
costing little, inexpensive
discretion
ability and power to decicde responicibilty
lethargy
a state of sluggishness, inactivity, lack of sleep
resolute
firm, determined
modicum
a small moderate amount
dissipated
disperse
supplication
to ask for humbly or earnestly
tribunal
a seat or court of justice
inanimate
not having qualities of living beings
vestige
a visible trace, evidence or sign of something that once existed
obsequious
attempting to win favor by influence
ignoble
not noble on quality, character, or purpose
atonement
amends for doing wrong
corroborate
to strengthen or support with other evidence. make more clear
irrepressilbe
difficult or impossible to control or restrain
assiduous
persistant
cogitate
to think about carefully, ponder
disparage
to speak of something/one in a disrespectful way
bereft
to leave desolate or alone, usually after death
infamous
having a bad reputation
commiserate
to feel or express sorrow or pity for, sympathize with
trepidation
a state of alarm or dread, apprehension
obliterate
to do away with completly and leave no trace
imperious
urgent, pressin
compassionate
showing sympathy
pervaricate
to stray from or evade the truth
percocious
unsusally early maturity or development
inviolate
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demeanor
the way a person behaves
gregarious
seeking and enjoying the compassion of otehrs
cadaverous
suggestive of death
coherent
consistant relationof parts
emulative
to strive to equal or excell
tenacity
persistant determination
submissive
inclined ot willing to participate
latent
prestent but not evident
admonitory
serving to warn
presentiment
a sense that something is about to occur