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cause bitter resentment in; irrate; embitter; inflame.
rankle
mental distress caused by failure or disappointment; shame; mortification; humiliation.
chagrin
intended to attract notice; pretentious; showy; splashy.
ostentatious
deprived of power to feel or move; deadened; paralyzed; desensitized.
numb
of great size, power, or extent; enormous; huge; immense.
prodigious
searching examination; investigation; inquiry.
probe
apparently worthy of belief; credible; believable.
plausible
persuade by flattery or promises; coax; wheedle; sweet-talk.
cajole
bear up under; endure; undergo; suffer.
sustain
not quite enough; meager, insufficient.
scant
close watch; supervision; scrutiny.
surveillance
be slow in leaving; tarry; loiter; stay.
linger
make angry or resentful; irritate; provoke, peeve.
rile
ving abundant goods or riches, wealthy, prosperous, opulent.
affluent
remove all traces of; destroy utterly; erase; efface.
obliterate
agreement to do something in the future; pledge; promise.
commitment
old saying commonly accepted as the truth; proverb; byword.
adage
small routine job around a house or farm; task; assignment.
chore
distant in feeling or interest; unconcerned; indifferent.
aloof
wish for enviously or excessively; desire; crave.
covet
change in form from one state to another; transform; alter
convert
person allied with another or others; accomplice; ally.
confederate
prop up; support; sustain.
bolster
reach a conclusion by reasoning from facts; conclude; deduce.
infer
with hanging head; dejected; disheartened; downcast.
crestfallen
detract from the perfectness of; spoil; damage; impair; tarnish.
mar
highly distinguished; eminent; famous; renowned.
illustrious
prevent(omeone) from achieving a purpose; frustrate; foil; baffle.
thwart
fashion or manner of conduct followed for a time; style; craze; rage.
fad
righteous anger; strong displeasure; ire; wrath.
indignation
drive away; scatter; dissipate.
dispel
put in prison; jail; confine.
incarcerate
expressing a low opinion; belittling; disparaging; slighting.
derogatory
strong and healthy; hardy; vigorous.
robust
narrow, small, exclusive group of people; circle; coterie; set.
clique
sharply rising or falling; aburpt; precipitous; sheer
steep
place where something is or was; location; point; spot.
site
outermost or uppermost layer or area; top; exterior; outside.
surface
visible mark left by something vanished; relic; trace.
vestige
state of wild disorder; commotion; agitation; turmoil
turbulence