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allay
reduce, alleviate, moderate

aggravate, exacerbate, intensify
bestial
animal, depraved, loathsome

human, humane, clement, virtuous, upright
convivial
fun-loving, jovial, merry

dour, grim, sullen, unsociable
coterie
clique, set
counterpart
match
demur
protest, object to

assent to, consent to, accept, agree to
effrontery
gall, chutzpah, nerve, impertinence, cheek

shyness, diffidence, timidity
embellish
ornament, garnish

strip, mar, disfigure
ephemeral
fleeting, transient, evanescent, transitory

durable, long-lasting, permanent, perpetual
felicitous
fortunate, well-put

inapporpriate, inept, graceless, unahappy
furtive
clandestine, covert, surreptitious

forthright, aboveboard, open
garish
gaudy, flashy, tawdry

subdued, muted, understated, quiet
illusory
specious, spurious, fanciful, imaginary

actual, real, factual, objective
indigent
penniless, poverty-stricken, destitute

wealthy, affluent, prosperous
inordinate
exorbitant, extravagant

moderate, reasonable, equitable
jettison
cast off, discard, dump, junk, abandon

conserve, retain, hold on to, keep
misanthrope
people hater
pertinacious
stubborn, dogged, determined
picayune
inconsequential, piddling, triffling

important, significant, huge, giganctic
rainment
apparel, attire