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alacrity
cheerful willingness
aversion
storng dislike, repugnance, antipathy
involuntary
not done of ones own free will, unintentional
loath
unwilling, averse, reluctant
loathe
have an intense aversion to, detest
volition
will
acclivity
upward slope,
acme
highest point, pinnacle, summit
apogee
farthest point from Earth in the orbit of a heavenly body/ highest point, culmination
climactic
arranged in order of increasing force and interest
consummate
perfect, superb, carried to highest degree
eminence
high rank
eminent
notable, famous
ethereal
celestial, airy, delicate
exalt
lift up w/ joy or pride
precipice
cliff, very steep, overhanging
precipitous
steep as a prcipice, hasty/rash
preeminent
superior, standing out above all others
sublimate
redirect the energy of a person bad impulses into socially and morally higher channels/purify, refine
sublime
elevated, noble, uplifting
vertex
farthest point opposite the base as in a triangle or pyramid
zenith
highest point, culmination, point in heavens directly overhead
abject
deserving contempt, wretched
abysmal
deep, profound, immeasurably great
abyss
bottomless, immeasurably deep space
anticlimax
abrupt decline form the dignified/bathos, comedown
chasm
deep breach, wide gap or rift
declivity
downward slope
dregs
most worthless part, sediment at the bottom of a liquid
earthy
coarse, low
humble
of low position or condition/not proud, unpretentious, modest
humiliate
lower the pride or position of, degrade
humility
freedom from pride, humbleness, lowliness, modesty
menial
low, mean, subserviant
nadir
lowest point
plumb
get to the bottom of, fathom, ascertain to the depth of
profound
very deep, deeply felt, intellectually deep
ravine
deep, narrow gorge worn by running water
filial
of or like son or daughter
fraternal
of or like brother
genealogy
lineage, person's descent, pedigree
gentility
good manners, upper class
kith and kin
kindred, friends and relatives
maternal
of or like a mother
nepotism
favoritism to relative by those in power
paternal
of or like father
progenitor
forefather
progeny
offspring, descendants
sibling
one of 2 or more children of the same family
aroma
pleasant odor, bouquet
aromatic
sweet-scented, fragrant
fragrant
having pleasant odor, pleasant odorous
fusty
musty, moldy, stale-smelling, old-fashioned
incense
subatance yielding a pleasant odor when burned
malodorous
stinking, ill-smelling, fetid
noisome
offensive to smell, harmful, noxious, disgusting
olfactory
pertaining to the sense of smell
pungent
sharp in smell or taste,scrid, biting, stimulating
putrid
stinking from decay, extremely bad, corrupt
rancid
unpleasant to smell or taste from being spoiled or stale
rank
having a strong bad odor or taste, offensively gross or coarse, extreme
reek
emit a strong, disagreeable smell
scent (nose!)
smell, perfume
scent
get a suspicion of
unsavory
unpleasant to taste or smell, morally offensive