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abjure
v. to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun
acrid
adj. harsh in taste or odor, sharp in manner or temper
august
adj. majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
callous
adj. emotionally hardened, unfeeling
clandestine
adj. secret, concealed, underhanded
compunction
n. remorse, regret
conflagration
n. a large destructive fire
elated
adj, part. in high spirits, jubilant, extremely pleased
indelible
adj. not able to be erased or removed; memorable
indulgent
adj. yielding to the wishes or demands of others
inveterate
adj. firmly established, long-standing, habitual
irrevelant
adj. not to the point, not applicable or pertinent
nocturnal
adj. of or occuring in the night, under cover of darkness
platitude
n. a commonplace, stale, or trite remark
quell
v. to subdue, put down forcibly
quiescent
adj. inactive, at rest
ruminate
v. to meditate, think about at length, to chew the cud
tacit
adj. unspoken, silent, implied, inferred
tangible
adj. capable of being touched, real, concrete
trenchang
adj. incisive, keen, forceful, effective, cutting, caustic, distinct, clear cut