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Abstemious
Self-denying
Abstruse
Difficult to understand;deep
Astute
Clever; perceptive
Aversion
An instense dislike
Diminutive
Much smaller than the average
Eclectic
Coming from many sources
Extraneous
Not essential; irrelevant
Hardy
Tough; strong
Intractable
Difficult to manage;hard to contorl; unruly
Soporific
Causing sleep
Abstact
Theoretical; not applied; not practical
Archaic
No longer current; out-of-date
Engender
To cause or produce; bring into existence
Erudite
Having or showering wide knowledge
Fevor
Great warmth or intensity or emotion
Iconclast
Someone who attacks traditional ideas; someone who condiders nothing sacred
Laudable
Worthy of praise
Painstkaing
Showing much care, effort, and hardwork; diligent
Pompous
Having an inflated idea of one's own importance; arrogant
Renown
Fame
Convivial
Fond of social pleasures, merry
Equanimity
The quality of staying calm and even-tempered
Lassitude
Lacking enthusiasm; sluggish
Listless
Lack of engery, weariness; fatigue
Mollify
To soothe the temper of
Paradigm
An example that serves as a model for others
Profusion
An abudnac; a rich supply
Recalcitrant
Stubbornly refusing to obey
Resigned
Unresisting; passively accepting; accepting as inevitable
Surmise
To infer something; guess
Convivial
Fond of social pleasures, merry
Equanimity
The quality of staying calm and even-tempered
Lassitude
Lacking enthusiasm; sluggish
Listless
Lack of engery, weariness; fatigue
Mollify
To soothe the temper of
Paradigm
An example that serves as a model for others
Profusion
An abudnac; a rich supply
Recalcitrant
Stubbornly refusing to obey
Resigned
Unresisting; passively accepting; accepting as inevitable
Surmise
To infer something; guess
Convivial
Fond of social pleasures, merry
Equanimity
The quality of staying calm and even-tempered
Lassitude
Lacking enthusiasm; sluggish
Listless
Lack of engery, weariness; fatigue
Mollify
To soothe the temper of
Paradigm
An example that serves as a model for others
Profusion
An abudnac; a rich supply
Recalcitrant
Stubbornly refusing to obey
Resigned
Unresisting; passively accepting; accepting as inevitable
Surmise
To infer something; guess
Ambivalence
Mixed feelings; uncertainty; indesisiveness
Anomaly
ASomething different, odd, or peculiar
Biased
Prejudiced
Credulous
Tending to believe too reality; easily convinced
Despot
A tyrant
Incipient
Beginning; early
Nefarious
Very wicked; villainous
Prodigious
Enormous
Servile
Humbly obedient
Temper
To reduce in intensity, especially by mixing in some other quality; moderate, soften
Aduous
Difficlut to do, strenous
Ascetic
Practicing self-denial; austere
Blithe
Cheerful and lighthearted
Deprecate
To express disapproval of
Didactic
Designed to teach
Eulogy
A spoken or written tribute, especailyl to someon who has died
Gratutious
Uncalled for; without any good reason
Raze
To tear down completely; demolish
Tawdry
Tastelessly showy; cheap and gausy; vulgar
Unimpeachable
Blameless; beyond reproach; beyond critiscism