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baleful
adj-sorrowful; sinister; evil
balm
n-soothing ointment for pain or healing; salve
banal
adj-trite; insipid; ordinary
bane
n-deadly affliction; curse; plague
barbarity
n-cruel action; inhuman act; harsh conduct
barren
adj-(1)infertile; impotent (2)arid; unproductive
befuddle
v-stupefy or confuse; misconstrue
belated
adj-tardy; overdue
beleaguer
v-besiege; surround
belittle
v-humilate; tease; diminish in importance
bemoan
v-(1)experience pain or distress (2)express pity for; mourn
bemused
adj-preoccupied by thought; bewildered; perplexed
bilk
v-defraud; deceive; hoodwink
blandishment
n-cajolery; enticement
bliss
n-gaiety; happiness; enjoyment
blithe
adj-happy; pleased; delighted
boisterous
adj-noisy; loud; violent; rowdy
boorish
adj-ill-mannered; rude; gauche
brevity
n-briefness; succinctness; terseness
broach
v-introduce; bring up; mention
browbeat
v-intimidate; harass; dominate
bungle
v-botch; mismanage; spoil
buttress
n-truss; foundation; support
cancophonous
adj-discordant; dissident; harsh
callow
adj-inexperienced; immature; naive
candid
adj-frank; blunt; open
carouse
v-drink to excess; live it up
cease
v-stop; end; halt
celerity
n-swift motion; speed; alacrity
censorious
adj-critical; attacking; denouncing
charlatan
n-fraud; person claiming knowledge he/she does not have; humbug; fake; hustler
chary
adj-careful; cautious
chasten
v-castigate; punish; reprove
cherubic
adj-sweet; kind; innocent
chimerical
adj-fanciful; whimsical; playful
chronic
adj-compulsice; typical; habitual; inveterate
churlish
adj-selfish; rancorous; surly
circuitous
adj-indirect; roundabout; rambling
clamor
n-loud noise or complaint; commotion; din
clandestine
adj-furitive; surreptitious; secret
clemency
n-lenience; mercy; compassion
cloister
n-convent; monastery; religious place
coagulate
v-congeal; curdle; clot
coalesce
v-combine; incorporate; merge
coddle
v-pamper; overindulge; baby; spoil
coercion
n-intimidation; duress; force; compulsion
cognate
adj-related by blood; having the same origin