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To lessen in violence or intensity
Abate
Comformity to accepted standards of conduct; proper behavior
decorum
to hate strongly
abhor
To distibute; to give out sparingly
dole
the whole range or extent
gamut
One who is outgoing; one who is energized
extrovert
Ammusing in an odd or whimiscal way
droll
Intentional deceit in speech or conduct
duplicity
A crude dummy or image representing a hated person or group
effigy
Stern severe; plain
austere
To lessen in violence or intensity
Abate
Comformity to accepted standards of conduct; proper behavior
decorum
to hate strongly
abhor
To distibute; to give out sparingly
dole
the whole range or extent
gamut
One who is outgoing; one who is energized
extrovert
Ammusing in an odd or whimiscal way
droll
Intentional deceit in speech or conduct
duplicity
A crude dummy or image representing a hated person or group
effigy
Stern severe; plain
austere
To imitate
emulate
Dry and withered
sere
To increase the value or beauty of something
enhance
Feeling regret for having committed some wrongdoing
contrite
Noble; generous in forgiving; free from petting feelings or acts
magnanimous
To pronounce clearly and distinctly
enunciate
To work with another toward a goal
collaborate
To confine; to retain in legal custody
impound
Faultless; without sin or blemish
impeccable
To summon forth
evoke
Without sense or meaning, silly
inane
Exaggeratedly or insincerely polite
unctuous
One who chooses to live outside of or renounce his or her native country
expatriate
Unkempt
frowzy
Hatefully or shockingly evil
heinous
To explain in detail; to clarify
expound
To persuade with false promises and flattery
cajole
not easily understood; hard to fathom
inscrutable
To refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop short and refuse to go on
balk
Ill-natured, bitter hostility
acrimony
stern and ill-humored
dour
To rejoice to feel tiumphant
exult
Having unlimited knowledge
ominiscent
Reasonable; capable of being carried out
feasible
a complete, rediculous failure
fiasco
The work one is especially suited for; ones ocupation
metier
To rise and fall; to vary irregularly
fluctuate
To annoy or harass
harry
Disguised; pretending not to be oneself
incognito
Lack of energy
lethargy
a letter
epistle
enthusiastic; extremely interested
avid
an irritating and persistent person
gadifly
absence of vanity; humbleness
humility
exhibiting sorrow or pain
dolorous
a huge or extraordinary size and power
arduous
friendly; agreeable;easy to talk to
affable
pompous or high-flown in speech
grandlioquent
having to do with farms, farmers, or the use of land
agraian
a facial expression or fear,disapproval, or pain
grimace
a long, strongly expressed speech or lecture
harangue
arousing fear or awe
formidable
a flatterer, one who fawns on othere in order to gain favor
sycophant
clearly and openly stated; leaving nothing to the imagination
explicit
a heated argument
altercation
a dictionary; a specialized vocabulary
lexicon
a color
hue
permission; suppor
sanction
extreme exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally
hyperbole
threatening forboding evil
ominous
rude boldness; nerve
audacity
to demonstrate clearly; to prove
evince
unable to be appeased or pacified
implacable
to urge on with stirring words
exhort
to put into prison; to confine
incarcerate
sharp; keen; cutting straight to the heart of the matter
incisive
practical; providing an immediate advantage
expedient
having to do with the subject at hand; relevant
pertinent
unable to act or move; inactive; sluggish
inert
toget around; to bypass
circumvent
secret
cladestine
to find not guilty of a fault or crime
aquit
to express strong disapproval of
deprecate
lawyer
barrister
excessive prais or admiration
adulation
having to do with the kitchen or cooking
culinatry
indecent; humorously obscene
bawdy
to punish everly
chastise
joking, humorous
jocose
a very lage number
myriad
present, but not active; hidden
latent
destructive, deadly
pernicious
thrifty economical in money matters
frugal