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Alleged
adj. Represented as existing or as being as described but not so proved; supposed.
Apothecary
n. One that prepares and sells drugs and other medicines; a pharmacist.
Agility
n. The state or quality of being agile; nimbleness.
Taciturn
adj. Habitually untalkative.
Consult
v. To seek advice or information of.
Liberal
adj. Not limited to or by established, traditional, orthodox, or authoritarian attitudes, views or dogmas; free from bigotry.
Garish
adj. Marked by strident color or excessive ornamentation; gaudy.
Optimism
n. A tendency to expect the best possible outcome or dwell on the most hopeful aspects of a situation.
Compel
v. To force, drive, or constrain.
Assuage
v. To make (something burdensome or painful) less intense or severe.
Piety
n. A belief or point of view that is accepted with unthinking conventionaly reverence.
Furtive
adj. Sneaky, stealthy.
Amble
v. To walk at a leisurely pace.
Stolid
adj. Showing little or no emotion.
Tyrannical
adj. Harsh, cruel.
Contemptuous
adj. Manifesting or feeling contempt; scornful.
Sufficient
adj. Happening, existing, or done at the same time.
Onslaught
n. A violent attack.
Attribute
n. A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something.
Illicit
adj. Not sanctioned by custom or law; unlawful.
Concede
v. To awknowledge, often reluctantly, as being true, just, or proper; admit.
Apoplectic
adj. Extremely angry; furious.
Gravitate
v. To pull towards.
Diminutive
adj. Extremely small in size; tiny.
Vehement
adj. Passionate, forceful.
Articulate
adj. Endowed with the power of speech.
Temerity
n. Foolhardy disregard of danger; recklessness.
Avocation
n. Something done for enjoyment; a hobby.
Placid
adj. Calm, soothing.
Umbrage
n. A feeling of pique or resentment at some often fancied slight or insult.
take umbrage- take offense
Acquittal
n. A setting free from the charge of an offense by verdict, sentence, or other legal process.
Amiable
adj. Pleasing, or admirable.
Notoriety
n. Famous for some bad quality or deed.
Vague
adj. Misleading, not straightforward, unclear.
Communal
adj. Shared, public.
Stealthy
adj. Furtive; characterized by guilty or evasive secrecy.
Undulate
v. To move in a wave like motion
Vocation
n. A person's employment or main occupation, especially one requiring dedication.
Prerogative
n. A right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class.
Obstreperous
adj. Noisy and difficult to control.
Denote
v. To mark, to signify.
Acquiesce
v. To accept or consent to something without protest.
Propensity
n. An inclination or tendency.
Misgivings
n. Feelings of doubt or apprehension.
Simultaneous
adj. Happening, existing, or done at the same time.
Multitude
n. The condition or quality of being numerous.
Gallant
adj. Nobly or selflessly resolute.
Predilection
n. A preference
Libel
n. A false publication, as in writing, pring, signs or pictures, that damages a person's reputation.
Aberration
n. A deviation from the proper or expected course.
Melancholy
n. Sadness or depression from the spirits; gloom.
Woe
n. Deep distress or misery, as from grief; wretchedness.
Civil
adj. Of, relating to, or befitting a citizen or citizens.
Formidable
adj. Arousing fear, dread, or alarm.
Auspicious
adj. Attended by favorable circumstances; propitious.
Mortify
v. To cause to experience shame, humiliation, or wounded pride; humiliate.
Cantankerous
adj. Disagreeable, difficult to please.
Ascertain
v. To discover with certainty, as through examination or experimentation.
Philippic
n. A verbal denunciation characterized by harsh, often insulting language.
Succinct
adj. Concise and to the point; brief.