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deign
v to lower oneself
devise
v to plan
peripheral
adj auxiliary
heinous
adj shockingly evil
cantankerous
adj ill tempered
pine
v to long for
prodigal
adj recklessly wasteful
reparation
n something making up for a wrong
stringent
adj strict
wan
adj sickly pale
tarry
v to delay or linger
preclude
v to rule out in advance
quintessential
adj most typical example
dogged
adj persistent
curt
adj sparing of words
adroit
adj having skill in handeling situations
assay
v to prove or test
prefigure
v to suggest beforehand
pre i figure that
remnant
n left overs
asunder
adv into parts or peices
grievous
adj causing sorrow
winsome
adj charming delightful
admonish
v caution lightly scold
fallacious
adj tending to deceive
erroneous
adj mistaken incorrect
berate
v to scold strongly
demure
adj reserved modest
rapture
n great joy
redress
n compensation for a wrong
blithe
adj cheerful
peruse
v to examine in a leisurely manner
loathsome
adj disgusting
pious
adj marked by conspicous religiosity
impediment
n obstruction
dishearten
v to cause to lose spirit
exude
v to ooze
garnished
adj decorated
stupor
n state of confusion
reprehensible
adj deserving blame
baseless
adj without reason
germane
adj revelent and appropriate
glean
v to gather or aquire
harangue
n rant of speech
havoc
n confusion
disposition
n ones usual mood
emaciated
adj starving and thin
rhetoric
n insencere language
illicit
adj illegal
coy
adj flirtatiously shy
emanate
v to come from a source
diatribe
n abusive speech
incarnation
n concrete form of a concept
is the ... of goodness
invective
n insulting language
juxtaposition
n act of placing two things side by side
lament
v to show sorrow
lassitude
n condition of listlessness
mercurial
adj rapid changeableness in modd
mitigate
v to make less severe
munificent
adj liberal in giving lavish
nefarous
adj wicked and evil
obviate
v to anticipate and prevent or make unneccesary
unfounded
adj lacking sound basis
paragon
n model of excellence
derision
n contempt or ridicule
pernicious
adj highly injurious or destructive
deadly
plethora
adj abundance or excess
pundit
n one who gives opinions
raze
v to destroy
rescind
vt to take back to cancel
reverent
adj worshipful
salubrious
adj promoting health
sedentary
adj settled
specious
adj having deceptive attraction or allure
welter
v to be in turmoil to toss about
avouch
v assert positively to affirm
strident
adj harsh and insistent
tenacious
adj persistent
taciturn
adj untalkative
ubiqiuitous
adj being everywhere at once
venal
adj immoral corruptable
volition
n choosing, will
querulous
adj habitually complaining
covet
v to desire
capitulate
v to surrender
endeavor
n purposeful activity enterprise
spurious
adj decietful
excuses
tangential
adj incidental peripheral
temper
v to dilute
effusion
n unrestrained outpouring of feeling
fastidious
adj meticulous
workmanship
ardent
adj passionate
dross
n discarded or useless material
inexorable
adj relentless
ascertain
v to find out with certainty
endowment
n funds donated to an institution
foretaste
n advance indication or warning
foretaste of a hurricane
conjecture
n guess work
injunction
n act of stopping a command