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abate
(v) to make or become less
adulation
(n) praise or flaterry that is excessive
anathema
(n) an object of intense dislike; a curse
astute
(adj) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
avarice
(n) a greedy desire
culpable
(adj) deserving blame, worthy of condemnation
dilatory
tending to delay or procrastinate; not prompt
agregrious
conspicuous - standing out from the masses
equivocate
to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation
evanescent
vanishing; soon passing away
irresolute
unable to make up ones mind
nebulous
cloudlike, resembling a cloud; vague
novice
beginner
penury
extreme poverty
pretentious
done for show - ambitious
recapitulate
to review a series of facts - sum up
resuscitate
revive
slovenly
untidy - dirty
supposition
something that is assumed or taken for granted
torpid
inactive