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emaciated
adj, part. unnaturally thin
exult
v. to rejoice greatly
gnarled
adj. knotted, twisted, lumpy
indemnity
n. a payment for damage or loss
inkling
n. a hint, a vague notion
limpid
adj. clear, transparent, readily understood
omnipotent
adj. almighty, having unlimited power or authority
palatable
adj. agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities, suitable for consumption
poignant
adj. deeply affecting, touching, keen or sharp in taste or smell
rancor
n. bitter resentment or ill will
sophomoric
adj. immature and overconfident, conceited
spontaneous
adj. arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance
assidious
adj. persistent, attentive, diligent
S: industrious, unremitting, sedulous
A: Lazy, lackadaisical, shiftless
brash
adj. prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent
S: rash, impetous, brazen, impertinent
A: prudent, wary, cautious, circumspect
capricious
adj. subject to whims or passing fancies
S: impulsive, fickle, unpredictable, mercurial
A: constant, steady, steadfast, unwavering
chastice
v. to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely
S: discipline, censure
A: commend, reward
copious
adj. abundant, plentiful, wordy, verbose
S: ample, profuse, bountiful
A: inadequate, meager, scanty, concise
deviate
v. to turn aside, to stray form a norm
n. one who departs from a norm.
adj. differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional
allocate
V. To set apart or designate for a special purpose, to distribute
S: assign, allot, apportion
ardent
adj. very enthusiastic, impassioned
S: intense, zealous, fervent, avid
A: indifferent, stolid, phlegmatic, apathetic