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aesthetic
adj. pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to beauty; artistic
defunct
adj. no longer in existance or functioning, dead, extinct, nonexistent

antonyms: alive, extant
discomfit
v. to frustrate, thwart, or defeat; to confuse, perplex, or embarrass, nonplus, disconcert, foil
espouse
v. to take up and support; to become attached to; to marry; embrace, wed

antonyms: repudiate, disavow, renounce
fetish
n. an object believed to have magical powers; an object of unreasoning devotion or reverence; charm, talisman, obsession
gregarious
adj. living together in a herd or group, sociable, seeking the company of others; outgoing, extroverted

antonyms: aloof, introverted, reclusive
hapless
adj. marked by a persistant absence of good luck, unlucky, ill-starred, unfortunate

antonyms: lucky, charmed, forunate
impeccable
adj. fautless, beyond criticism or blame, flawless, spotless, immaculate

antonyms: grimy, soiled, spotted, sullied
importune
v. to trouble with demands, to beg for insistently, implore, entreat, dun, tax
interpolate
v. to insert between other parts or things; to present as an addition or correction; inject, interpose, introduce
irreparable
adj. incapable of being repaired or rectified; irremediable

antonyms: remediable, fixable, reversible
laconic
adj. concise, using few word, terse, succinct, pithy, compact

antonyms: garrulous, prolix, loquacious, verbose
languish
v. to become weak, feeble, or dull; to droop; to be depressed or dispirited; to suffer neglect, flag, wilt, fade, pine
mendacious
adj. given to lying ar deception, untrue, untruthful, false

antonyms: truthful, veracious
nadir
n. the lowest point, rock bottom

antoyms: apex, pinnacle, zenith
omnipresent
adj. present in all places at all times, ubiquitous, ever-present
perfunctory
adj. done in a superficial or halfhearted manner, with out interest or enthusiasm, slapdash, cursory, shallow

antonyms: thorough, assiduous, diligent, meticulous
plaintive
adj. expressive of sorrowor woe, melancholy, sad, doleful, lugubrious

antonyms: cheerful, blithe, joyous, merry
requite
v. to make suitable repayment, as for a kindness, service, or favor; to make retaliation, as for an injury or wrong, to reciprocate, reimburse, recompense, avenge, avenge
tantamount
adj.equivalent, having the same meaning, value, or effect, indistinguishable from