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empathy
understanding or having identifiaction with another's feeling or situation
jaded
weary from overuse, sufeited
flower(verb)
to develop
desiccate
dry up
malinger
to pretend or feign illness to avoid work or duty
lucid
easily understood, mentally sound
hiatus
gap, pause, interruption in time
quiescent
inactive, dormant
grievous
characterized by severe suffering or sorrow, serious or grave
acrimonious
animosity, caustic language
philanderer
one who engages in love affairs lightly or insincerely
nefarious
extremely wicked, evil, vicious
reproach
to blame for somethin, a disgrace
bestial
brutality lacking reason, having the attributes of a savage
porous
something that permits the passage of substances through pores
blandishment
flattery
malicious
activity motivated by hate or deliberate intent to harm
debilitate
weaken, enfeeble
rant
to rave, to speak in a loud and attacking manner
mired
stuck or entangled
iota
very small quantity
pallor
extreme paleness usually relating to the face
inviolable
secure from violation or from being profaned
cacophonous
harsh sounding, having dissonance
floe
floationg ice in the form of a large sheet
knotty
so complicated that it can probably not be solved
ethereal
heavenly, unusual delicacy
diatribe
bitter denunciation or criticsm
hidebound
having very dry skin that adheres tightly to the underlying flesh, inflexible
advocacy
supporting an idea or cause
acerbic
sour or bitter in mood or tone
catharsis
a purification or purging of emotions that brings about a spiritual renewal
gentility
state of refienment, member of the upper class or gentry
declivity
downward slope
emend
to correct, usually by a critic
apathy
lack of concern or feeling, indifference
embolden
to encourage one to be bold or to have courage
demise
death, a loss of status
demote
to reduce in position or rank
delineation
an outline, depiction portrayal
confluence
a coming together
bustle
to hurry bustly, a hurry
circumlocution
talking around a subject
impute
to blame or charge
hemophilla
a hereditary blood disease where blood does not clot and bleeding is difficult to stop
flaunt
to show off, display ostentatiously
failing
to fault or defect
bemuse
to confuse or bewilder
autonomous
independent, self-contained

inanimate
without life