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abate
v. to make less in amount/degree, omit
adulation
n. praise/flattery that is excessive
anathema
n. object of intense dislike
astute
adj. shrewd, crafty, showing wisdom
avarice
n. greedy desire (wealth)
culpable
adj. deserving blame
dilatory
adj. tending to dealy/procrastinate
egregious
adj. conspicuous, standing out
equivocate
v. speak/act in way that allows for more than one interpretation
evanescent
adj. vanishing, light, airy
irresolute
adj. unable to make up ones mind
nebulous
adj. cloudlike, confused
novice
n. beginnner
penury
n. extreme povery, insufficiency
pretentious
adj. done for show, make big impression
recapitulate
v. review series of facts, sum up
resuscitate
v. revive, bring back
slovenly
adj. untidy, dirty, careless
suppostions
n. assumed/taken for granted
torpid
adj. inactive, sluggish, dull