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to reduce in intessity or amount
abate
to stress, to give prominence to, emphasize
accent
implied, or indirect reference, hinting to
allusion
to harass
belaguer
a mixture of many things
conglomerate
believing on slight evidence, gullible
credulous
given to fault finding, sneering and sarcasm; exhibiting mocking disbelief
cynical
proper behavior
decorousness
serious, reserved, coy
demure
deserted, without inhabitants, barren
desolate
hopeless despondent, discouraging
despairing
coming from a variety of different sources
eclectic
mournful, expressing sorrow
elegiac
to provide with income or property, to supply with talent or quality
endow
to use up, to drain
exhaust
perfect or close to perfect in a lovely or delicatte way
exquisite
a total failure and a mess
fiasco
to develope fully
flower
smooth and effortless
fluid
a person who is elusive pr hard to find, wandering
fugitive
dizy
giddy
seriousness, importance
gravity
Very ugly, offensive, shocking
hideous
to try to equal or to be like
emulate
one who in insincere or deceitful
hypocrite
unchanging
immutable
extreamly overbearing
imperious
incapable of being pleased
implacable
laziness
indolence
to bring on or to bring about
induce
insulting or contemptuous behaviour
insolence
having or seeming to have no end, wearisomely protracted
interminable
stylish and lively in manner or appearance
jaunty
to expose to danger
jeapardize
to morn or to express sorrow in a demonstrative behavior
lament
abindent in growth, very fertile
luxuriant
to ponder
muse
to degree to which something is subject and likely to change
mutability
state of being forgotten
oblivion
difficult to see, vague
obscure
threatening
ominous
a model of excellence of perfection
paragon
a loud ringin (usually of bells)
peal
dangerous, risky, not a secure situation
precarious
to cause to speedily occur, to throw headlong
precipitate
tp pucker or to lighten one's lips
purse
unusua; in character or appearence
quaint
constantly complaining, whining
querulous
to honor, to regard with respect
revere
to express in an overly enthusiastic manner
rhapsodize
characterized by satire ( a branch of literature riduculing vice or folly)
satiric
not flowing, foul from not moving
stagnant
to dull the senses as to put into a stupor
stupefy
to refine or to transform a primitive impulse into one socially acceptable
sublimate
delicate, elusice, not obvious
subtle
haughty, vain and arrogant
supercilious
not fully worked out, provisional, uncertain
tentative
flimsy, barly attached
tenuous
the quality of allowing passafe of light but not a clear view
translucence
quality of being able to be seen through, clear
transparent
insignificent matters
trivis
swollen
turgid
not readily noticeable, in conspicuous
unobtrusive
not intentional, without knowledge
unwitting
having to do with a city pr characteristic of a city
urban
to express by spealing
utter
emptiness as in lack of intelligence
vacuity
a wanderer who does not have a homw
vagrant
remnants, traces, remains
vestiges
full of life, over animated
vivacious
bright, distinct and clear
vivid
something offensive to good taste and refinement
vulgarity
a sudden and impulsive action
whim
a play that can say what is wants, kind of play TGM is
memory play