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abjure
v-to renounce, repudiate under oath, to avoid, shun
acrid
adj-harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
august
adj-majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
callous
emotionally hardened, unfeeling
clandestine
secret, concealed; underhand
compunction
remorse, regret
conflagration
a large destructive fire
elated
in high spirits, jubilant, extremely pleased
indelible
not able to be erased or removed; memorable
indulgent
yielding to the wishes or the demands of others
inveterate
firmly established, long-standing, habitual
irrelevant
not to the point, not applicable or pertinent
nocturnal
of or occurring in the night
platitude
a commonplace, stale, or trite remark
quell
to subdue, put down forcibly
quiescent
inactive, at rest
ruminate
to meditate, think about at length, to chew the cud
tacit
unspoken, silent, implied, inferred
tangible
capable of being touched, real, concrete
trenchant
incisive, keen; forceful, effective; cutting, caustic; distinct, clear-cut