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annihilate
to destroy completely
arbitrary
unreasonable; based on one's own wishes w/o regrads to fairness
brazen
made of brass; shameless, impudent
catalyst
any agent that causes change
incorrigible
not able to be corrected, beyond control
latent
hidden, present but not realized
militant
given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause
morose
having a gloomy or sullen manner; not sociable or friendly
opaque
not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense or stupid
prattle
to talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way
slapdash
careless and hasty
succumb
to give way to superior force, yield
temperate
mild, moderate
brevity
shortness
comport
to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
rivulet
a small stream
demure
sober or serious in manner, modest
divulge
to tell, reveal; to make public
forestall
to prevent by acting first
squander
to spend foolishly, waste
atone
atone to make up for
defray
to pay for
doleful
sad, dreary
ghastly
frightful, horrible; deathly pale
hamper
to hold back
hew
to shape or cut down with an axe
incessant
never stopping, going on all the time
lucid
easy to understand, clear; rational, sane
posthumous
occuring or published after death
prim
overly neat, precise, proper or formal; prudish
sardonic
grimly or scornfully mocking, bitterly sarcastic
superfluous
exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
supplant
to take the place of, supersede
tenacious
holding fast; holding together firmly; persistant
mire
mud; wet, swampy ground
adept
thoroughly skilled; an expert
chide
to blame, scold
diminutive
small, smaller than most others of the same type
erroneous
incorrect, containing mistakes
languid
drooping; without energy, sluggish