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Alacrity?
cheerful willingness; readiness; liveliness
Aversion
strong dislike; repugnance; antipathy
involuntary
not of one's own free will; automatic; unintention; spontaneous (ant. in voluntary)
loath
unwilling; averse; disinclined; reluctant
loathe
have an intense aversion to; detest
volition
will
acclivity
upward slope (ant. declivity)
acme
highest point; pinnacle; summit
apogee
1.farthest point from earth in orbit of a heavenly body (ant. Perigee)

2. highest point; culmination
climactic
arranged in order of increaing force and intrest (ant. anticlimactic)
consummate
perfect; superb; carried to the highest degree
eminence
high rank
eminent
standing out; notable; famous
ethereal
of the heavens; celestial; airy; delicate; intangible
exalt
lift up with joy, pride, ect., elate (ant. humiliate)
precipice
very steep, overhanging place; cliff
precipitous
steep as a precipice
preeminent
standing out above others; superior
sublimate
redirect the energy of a persons bad impulses into socially and morally higher channels
sublime
elevated; noble; exalted; uplifting
vertex
farthest point opposite from the base, as in a triangle or pyramid; apex
zenith
1.highest point, culmuination (ant. nadir)
2. point in heavens directly overhead
abject
deserving contempt; sunk to a low condition; wretched
abysmal
deep; profound; immeasurabley great
abyss
bottomless; immeasuably deep space
anticlimax
abrupt decline from the dignified or important to the trivial or ludicrous; comedown; bathos (ant. climax)
chasm
deep breach; wide gap or rift
declivity
downward slope (ant. acclivity)
dregs
most worthless part; sediment at the bottom of a liquid
earthy
coarse; low
humble
1.of low position or condition
2. not proud; unpretentious; modest; courteously respectful
humiliate
lower pride, position, or dignity of, abase; degrade; mortify (ant.exalt)
humility
freedom of pride; humbleness; lowliness; modesty
menial
low; mean; subservient; servile
nadir
lowest point (ant. zenith)
plumb
get to the bottom of; ascertain the depth of; fathom
Profound
very deep; deeply felt; intellectually deep
ravine
deep, narrow gorge worn by running water
filial
of like a son or daughter
fraternal
of or like a brother
genealogy
a person's or family's descent; lineage; pedigree
gentility
1.good manners
2.gentry; upper class
kith and kin
friends and relatives; kindred
maternal
of or like a mother
neopotism
favoritism to relatives by those in power
paternal
of or like a father
progenitor
forefather
progeny
offspring; children; decendants
sibling
one or two or more children of a family
aroma
pleasent odor; boquet
aromatic
sweet-scented; fragrant
fragrant
having a pleasant odor; pleasantly odorous or odoriferous
fusty
1.stale-smelling; musty; moldy
2.old-fashioned
incense
substance yielding a pleasant odor when burned
malodorous
ill-smellingl stinking; fetid; unpleasntly odorous
noisome
1.offensive to smell; disgusting
2.harmful; noxious
olfactory
pertaining to the sense of smell
pungent
sharp in smell or taste; acrid; biting; stimulating
putrid
1.Stinking from decay
2.extremly bad; corrupt
rancid
unpleasnt to smell or taste from being spolied or stale
rank
1. having a strong, bad odor or taste; offensively gross or coarse
2.extreme
reek
emit a strong, disagreeable smell; be pereated with
scent
smell; perfume
scent (verb)
get a suspicion of
unsavory
1. unpleasnt to taste or smell
2. morally offensive