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abdicate
give up, renounce, surrender
Abet
promote, advance, egg on
Abhor
despise, loathe, hate
Abject
miserable, degrading, cast down in spirit, mean spirited
Ambivalent
opposing, contradictory, uncertain, wavering
Arbitrary
selected at random, not subject to logic, tyrannical, dictorial, individual preference
Arbitrate
act impartially, decide using unbaised reason, logic
Array
line up, order, beautiful clothing
Atone
pay back, repent, make amends
Atrophy
decrease in size/strength
Attrition
reduction in size, gradual wearing away
Cajole
coax, trick, deceive, persuade
calumny
slander, harm another's reputation
cantankerous
irritable
captious
fussy, hyper demanding, intending to trap
caustic
capable of destroying or eating away
censure
opinion, judgement, official reprimand
chargin
humiliation, failure
Chronic
long duration, frequent recurrence, always present or encountered
circuitous
having a circular or winding course
circumspect
careful to consider all circumstances
circumvent
to manage to get around, walk around approach
clandestine
conducted in secrecy
cogent
having power to compel or constrain, relevent, pretinent
conjecture
guess, inference from evidence, supposition
corpulent
obese, having a large bulky body
culpable
guilty, wrong, blame, criminal
delineate
accurate, detailed description of, explain in detail
denouncement
accuse, place blame publically, final unraveling of a plot
desultory
disconnected, no plan, poor quality, haphazard, aimless, random, wandering, unfocused
disparage
criticize, belittle, degrade
emaciated
very thin, gaunt, wasted away
emanate
emit, rise from
eminent
renowned, highly respected, famous