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abate
to lessen
accrue
to grow
acrimonious
aggressive, argumentative
affectation
false appearance, facade
blatant
obvious
callow
shallow, immature
candor
direct, genuine
conducive
leading to , supporting
contemptuous
hate, disrespectful
contrive
to manipulate, stage an act
deleterious
harmful
dilatory
habitually late
discursive
not to the point
ectoplasm
ghost
egregious
outrageously bad
elicit
provoke a reaction, draw out something
epitome
best example
exude
show a quality, release slowly
feign
to pretend
fervor
passion, heat, intensity
fetter
to restrain
fortuitous
accidentally lucky
fractious
divisive, irritable
hauteur
arrogance
hiatus
break
iota
small amount
imperceptible
slight, unable to be perceived
impetuous
acting on impulse, without thought
impregnable
not able to be penetrated
incredulous
showing disbelief
ingratiate
pleasing someone
inuendo
hint of something unproper
interpose
to come between, interrupt
irrevocable
impossible to be changed
jaded
bored due to overexposure
languid
without energy, sluggish
laudable
praiseworthy
mitigate
partly excuse, lessen a punishment
novice
beginner
obtrusive
annoying, sticking out, noticable
odium
hatred, disgrace
omnibus
book collecting works, bus
peremtory
dictorial
perfidy
treachery, deceit
poignant
sharp
permeable
allowing substances through
precipitate
send something, make something happen
privy
sharing a secret
prolific
productive
prosaic
prose, lacking imagination
proximty
closeness
punctilious
careful about behavior OCD
pungent
odor
querulous
tending to complain
reprobate
someone immoral
reprove
showing disapproval
revelation
something revealed
sabbatical
leave from work
soporific
sleepy, dull
sepulchral
gloomy, funeral
stalwart
dependable, strong
subterfuge
something designed to deceive
surfeit
excessive number
surmise
to guess, assume
swank
grand, elegant, fancy
tenuous
weak and unconvincing
transient
wanderer
turgid
pompous, overcomplicated, boring
vapid
dull, lacking strength
verbose
too many words
vicarious
second-hand experience
vulnerable
w/o protection
wheedle
coax someone
winsome
charming