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alacrity
a cheerful readiness; brisk eager action
alleviate
to relieve, make more bearable
antithesis
exact opposite
appall
to fill with dismay or horror
belicose
warlike manner and temperment; quarellsome
disparage
to belittle, speak lightly of; to undervalue
dissonant
not in harmony, disagreeing, at odds
droll
amusingly odd
edict
an order issued by someone of authority
elucidate
to clarify, explain
laud
to praise
loll
to act in a lazy manner; to lounge; to recline, droop
loquacious
talkative; fond of talking
magnanimous
generous in forgiving, above small meaness
mandatory
required, obligatory
nondescript
ordinary, not outstanding; not easily classified
phlegmatic
slow-moving, sluggish; unemotional
rescind
repeal, cancel
vivacious
lively, sprightly; full of energy
whet
to sharpen, put an edge on; to make keen or eager