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alacrity
cheerful willingness, readiness, liveliness
aversion
strong dislike
involuntary
not done of one's own free will, automatic, unintentional
loath
unwilling, averse, disinclined, reluctant
loathe
have an intense dislike for, detest
volition
will
acclivity
upward slope
acme
highest point, summit, peak
apogee
fathest point from the earth in the orbit of a heavenly body; highest point, culmination
climatic
arranged in order of increasing force and interest
cosummate
perfect, superb, carried to the highest degree
eminence
high rank
eminent
standing out, notable, famous
etheral
of the heavens, celestial, airy
exalt
lift up with joy, pride, etc.
precipice
very steep, overhanging place, cliff
preciptious
steep as a precipice; hasty, rush
preeminent
standing above all others, superior
sublimate
redirect the energy of a person's bad impulses into socially adn morally higher channels
sublime
elevated, noble, exalted, uplifting
vertex
farthest point opposite the base, apex
zenith
highest point, culmination, point in the heavens directly overhead
abject
deserving contempt, sunk to a low condition, wretched
absymal
deep, profound
abyss
bottomless, very deep
anticlimax
abrupt decline, comedown
chasm
deep breach, wide gap or rift
declivity
downward slope
dregs
most worthless part, sediment at the bottom of a fluid
earthy
coarse, low
humble
of low position or condition, not proud
humiliate
lower the pride, position, or dignity of
humility
freedom of pride, humbleness, lowliness, modesty
menial
;ow, mean, subservient, servile
nadir
lowest point
plumb
get to the bottom of
profound
very deep, deeply felt
ravine
deep, narrow gorge worn by running water
filial
of or like a son or daughter
fraternal
of or like a brother
genealogy
a person's of families descent, linegae
gentility
good manners
kilth 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, descendants
sibling
one of two or more children of a family
aroma
pleasant odor
aromatic
sweet-scented, fragrant
fragrant
having a pleasant odor
fusty
stale-smelling, musty
inscense
substance yielding a pleasant odor when burned
malodorus
ill-smelling, stinking, fetid
noisome
offensive to smell
olfactory
pertaining to the sense of smell
pungent
sharp in smell or test
putrid
stinking from decay; extremely bad, corrupt
rancid
unpleasant to smell or taste from being spoiled or stale
rank
having a strong, bad odor or taste, offensively gross or coarse
reek
emit a strong, disagreeable smell
scent (v)
get a suspicion of
unsavory
unpleasant to taste of smell; morally offensive