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adj. willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, submisive; responsive; liable to be held responsible
amenable
v. to scold sharply
berate
n. large-scale slaughter or loss of life
carnage
adj. too ready to believe, easily decieved
credulous
n. a rule, test; a standard for judgement or evaluation
criterion
v. to use up as a result of spending or comsumption; to diminish greatly
deplete
n. a collection of diverse or miscellaneous items; a general mixture; petals mixed with spices for scent
potpourri
v. to expand on, write or talk at length or in detail; to move about freely
expatiate
adj. coming from the outside, foreign; present but not essential, irrelevant.
extraneous
n. the beginning, start, earliest stage of some process, institution, etc.
inception
adj. showing unusually early development (especially in talents and mental capacity)
precocious
n. a weakness or ailment(physical, mental, moral, etc.)
infirmity
adj. lacking in nutritive value; lacking in intrest or substance; immature, juvenile
jejune
adj. delighting in cruelty, excessively crule
sadistic
adj. stubborn, unyielding
obdurate
adj. self-righteous, characterized by moralizing; given to use of maxims or adages' saying much ina few words, pithy
sententious
v. to beg earnestly and humbly
supplicate
n. an excess or overindulgence, as in eating or drinking, causing disgust; v. to feed or supply with anything to excess
surfeit
adj. winding, twisted,crooked; highly involved, complex; devious
tortuous
adj. swollen, bloated, filled to excess; overdecorated or excessive in language.
turgid