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Affinity
A preference; a natural attraction or liking
Fledgling
New and untried; inexperienced; newly hatched
Hackneyed
Worn-out; overused; stale; trite
Incessant
Nonstop; constant; without stopping
Opulence
Riches; luxury
Proximity
Nearness; closeness
Sagacious
Intelligent; wise; sensible
Supplant
To replace; to take the place of
Unassailable
Undeniable; Impossible to deny
Voluminous
Large; big; bulky
Brusque
Blunt; rudely abrupt; curt
Dispassionate
Unemotional; not influenced by emotions; impartial
Effervescent
Lively; bubbling with high spirits; exhilarated
Indefatigable
Never getting tired; untiring
Misanthrope
An antisocial person; a person who hates or distrusts humankind
Morose
Gloomy; very gloomy or sullen
Nonchalance
Lack of concern; casual indifference; lack of concern
Progeny
Offspring; children; descendants
Stoic
Showing no distress; seemingly unaffected by pain or discomfort
Voracious
Greedy; ravenous; consuming or eager to consume large amounts; insatiable
Coalesce
To join; to merge to form one whole
Decadence
A decline; a condition of moral deterioration; decay
Exemplary
Excellent; worthy of imitation; praiseworthy
Exuberance
Joy; high-spirited enthusiasm
Incidental
Secondary; occurring as a minor consequence of something more important
Insolvent
Without money; unable to pay debts; penniless
Parsimonious
Stingy; too thrifty; miserly
Prodigal
Extravagant; wasteful and reckless with money
Surreptitious
Secret; done in a secret or sly way; stealthy
Writhe
Squirm; to twist and turn, as in pain or discomfort
Brevity
Briefness; shortness of duration
Clemency
Mercy; mercy in judging; leniency
Frivolous
Lighthearted; not sensible; not properly serious; silly
Heist
A burglary; a theft
Lampoon
To make fun of; to attack or ridicule through humorous imitation
Querulous
Discontented; complaining; whining
Reproach
An expression of disapproval; blame; a rebuke
Respite
Time off; a short period of rest or relief; time out
Torpor
Drowsiness; a state of mental or physical inactivity; sluggishness
Unscathed
Unhurt; not harmed or injured
Copious
Plentiful; abundant; in plentiful supply
Dearth
A shortage; a scarcity; lack
Eloquent
Stirring; extremely expressive and persuasive
Jargon
Technical language; the specialized language of people in the same profession
Levity
Lightheartedness; lightness of manner or speech
Meander
To wander; to move aimlessly; wander lazily; stray
Peripheral
Of little importance; of minor importance or relevance; only slightly connected with what is essential; irrelevant
Substantiate
To prove; to prove the truth of; confirm; verify
Unobtrusive
Not noticeable; not readily noticeable or eye-catching; inconspicuous
Vacillate
To hesitate; to sway indecisively between two opinions