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abhor
to hate
allude
to refer to indirectly
aesthetic
pertaining to beauty
aplomb
self-confidence
attest
to confirm
bicker
to quarrel
caprice
an impulsive change of mind
cogent
convincing
congruent
agreeing
demure
shy
covert
concealed; secret
disdain
to scorn
duplicity
deception
equivocate
to mislead by using ambiguous language
facile
easy
glib
fluent; smooth
insidious
treacherous
loquacious
talkative
metaphysics
philosophy that is subtle and hard to understand
obeisance
show of respect
palpable
obvious
perpetuate
to cause to continue
poignant
piercing
prognosicate
to forcast
psyche
soul; spirit; mind
redolent
fragrant
salacious
lewd; obscene
sedition
rebellion
stilted
pompous
sychophant
flatterer; parasite
tremulous
quivering
verbosity
wordiness
abominate
to abhor
altercation
angry dispute
affable
friendly; courteous
audacious
bold
biennial
occuring every two years
captious
finding fault
cogitation
act of reflecting
conjecture
to guess; to suppose
cower
to cringe in fear
deplore
to regret
disparage
to belittle
duress
constraint
erudite
very learned
factitious
artificial
gregarious
sociable
insipid
dull
lucid
shining; easily understood
mete
to allot
obscure
not clear
panacea
cure-all
perspective
relation of parts to one another and to the whole
portend
to warn; to foreshadow
proletarian
worker; citizen of lowest class
pulchritude
beauty
salient
important; conspicuous
sedulous
industrious
stoicism
repression of emotion
tacit
silent
tribulation
trouble
verity
truth
abrogate
to abolish
altruism
unselfish devotion
affinity
attraction
archaic
no longer in use
augment
to increase
bland
mild
captivate
to fascinate
cognate
related
connote
to suggest; to imply
depraved
sinful
disparity
difference
ebullient
enthusiastic
eschew
to aviod
fastidious
hard to please
heinous
hateful; abominable
intrepid
fearless
ludicrous
ridiculous
obsequious
overly submissive
paradox
seemingly absurd statement that is nevertheless true
pert
saucy; bold
posterity
succeeding generations
promontory
peak of high land jutting out over water
pundit
learned man
remuneration
compensation
salubrious
wholesome
seethe
to boil
stolid
having little emotion
taciturn
almost always silent
truculent
cruel
vernacular
pertaining to the common language of the land