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abrasive
(adj) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; (n) a substance used to smooth or polish
acclimate
(v) to adapt to a new climate, environment, or situation
chagrin
(n) irritation caused by disappointment or frustration; (v) to cause such a feeling
complacent
(adj) self-satisfied; overly content
concur
(v) to express agreement, aprove
explicate
(v) to make plain or clear, explain; to interpret
fracas
(n) a noisy quarrel or brawl
grotesque
(adj)unnatual, distorted; bizarre
pandemonium
(n) a wild uproar, din, or commotion
defemation
(n) slander or libel
raucous
(adj) disagreeably harsh-sounding; disorderly
receptive
(adj) open and responsive to ideas or suggestions
renounce
(v) to give up or resign something
repress
(v) to hold back; to put down or check by force
reticent
(adj) not inclined to speak; reserved; reluctant
savory
(adj) tasty, appetizing; pungent or salty, not sweet; inoffensive, respectable
somnolent
(adj) sleepy, drowsy; inducing sleep
vehement
(adj) intense, forcerul, powerful
voluble
(adj) characterized by a ready flow of words; glib, fluent
zealous
(adj) eager, earnest, devoted