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callow
lacking sophistication, inexperienced, naive
burgeon
to grow vigorously, sprout
prodigious
enormous; miraculous
sententious
using pompous language or witty sayings
imperative
expressing a command, request; necessary
maudlin
weakly or gushingly sentimental
surreptitious
acting in secret; sneaky
effusive
tending to make demonstration of one's feelings; extroverted
discarnate
having no physical body, immaterial
atonement
reparation for an offense
innocuous
harmless; not offensive
emphatic
uttered with emphasis, stressed
ignominy
dishonor, shame
carp
to find fault, complain
scathing
bitterly severe
mananimous
showing or suggesting a courageous feeling
mollify
to soothe, appease, or reconcile
ingratiating
capable of winning favor; flattering
impudent
contemptuous boldness, or disregard of others
moribund
on one's deathbed; dying
deprecate
belittle, condemn
paroxysm
convulsion
avow
to declare openly, affirm
carrion
corpse, dead, decaying, flesh
turpitude
moral lowness