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virulent
1. extremely harmful
2. bitter, marked by ill will
versatile
having many functions or skills
obscure
clouded, vague, uncertain
marred
ruined, spoiled, scarred
metaphor
a figure of speech in which one thing is treated as if it were another
metaphorical
figurative, not literal
dichotomy
a cutting or division into 2 parts
pulchritude
beauty
desultory
aimless, without purpose or method
decorous
maintaining the appropriate or proper behavior
decorum
propriety, proper behavior, seemliness
augury
an omen, a portent, a sign of something to come
harbinger
an omen
vigilant
watchful, aware
compunction
remorse, regret, penitence
malice
ill will, rancor, animosity
mendacious
deceitful, false, lying
finesse
refinement, good tase, tact
sloth
laziness, languor, lethargy
corroborate
to authenticate, to support or substantiate (as in testimony)
emulate
to imitate, to use as a model
coerce
to force, impel