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equanimity
tranquility, composure, calmness
gauche
awkward, tactless, clumsy, inept
jejune
juvenile, lacking in nutritive value, immature
rejoinder
a reply to a reply, answer, response
berate
to scold sharply
gist
main point, essence, substance, the essential part
covert
hidden, disguised, kept secret, clandestine
prolific
abundant, fruitful, profuse, abundantly productive
adulation
parise of flattery that is excessive, adoration, idolization
aver
to assert, affirm, declare confidently
mollify
soften, make gentle, pacify, calm
denizen
citizen
winsome
winning, engaging, delifghtful, charming, attractive
deplete
to exhaust, empty, drain, diminish greatly
onus
burden, stigma, obligation
enigmatic
puzzling, perplexing, baffling
dun
to demand insistently, pester, harass
(a creditor, dark, dull, drab, dingy)
scintillating
sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliant, stimulating, lively
impromptu
spontaneous, sithout preparation, imporvised
motely
showing a great variety, diverse
(n - a jester or his costume, fool)
satiate
to fully satisfy, fill to excess, full, satisfied
paraphrase
to restate in other words, rephrase; a rendition, version
winsome
charming, attractive, winning, delightful
buttress
to support, strengthen, bolster, reinforce, brace; a supporting structure
foment
instigate, incite, stur up, promote trouble or rebellion
enthrall
to captivate, charm, fascinate, attract, betwitch
choleric
easily made angry, bad-tempered, testy
recapitulate
to review, summarize, sum up
egregious
glaring, flagrant, conspiculous, standing out from the mass, blatant
penury
extreme poverty, bareness, insuficciency, destitution
sanctimonious
heartfelt, sincere, humble, making a show of virture, hypocritically moralistic, self-rightious
carnage
large scale slaughter or loss of life, butchery, bloodbath, massacre
disconsolate
deeply unhappy or dejected, without hope, grief-stricken, inconsolable
contiguous
adjoining, side-by-side, toughing, near
imperious
overbearing, arrogant, pressing
salient
leaping jumping or springing ofrth, prominent, standing out; aprojection or bulge, landorm that protudes
clangor
a loud ringing noise, din, clamor, uproar; to make such a noise
sear
to become dry and withered, to char or sorch the surface of, singe
char, synonym of...
sear!
ostentatious
showy, flashy, overdone, flamboyant
herculean
mighty, powerful, adrulous, very hard to do, characterized by great strength
definitive
conclusive, final, exhaustive, the limit of what can be done
demeanor
conduct, behavior, manner
mawkish
sentimentalized, mildly sickening flavor, mushy
efficacious
effective, producing results, potenet, powerful, efficient
tortuous
circuitious, serpentine, winding, twisted, crooked
turgid
swollen, bloated, filled to excess, inflated, overblown
avarice
a greedy desire, cupidity