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alacrity
n- a cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action
alleviate
v- to relieve, make more bearable
antithesis
n- the direct opposite; a sharp ontrast
appall
v- to fill with dismay or horror
bellicose
adj- warlike in manner or temperament; quarrelsome
disparage
v- to belittle, speak slightingly of; to undervalue
dissonant
adj- not in harmony; disagreeing, at odds
droll
adj- amusingly odd
edict
n- an order issued by someone in authority
elucidate
v- to clarify, explain
laud
v- to praise
loll
v- to act in a lazy maner, lounge; to recline, droop
loquacious
adj- talkative, wordy; fond of talking
magnanimous
adj- generous in forgiving, above small meannesses
mandatory
adj- required, obligatory
nondescript
adj- ordinary, not outstanding; not easily classified
phlegmatic
adj- slow-moving, sluggish; unemotional
rescind
v- to repeal, cancel
vivacious
adj- lively, sprightly, full of energy
whet
v- to sharpen, make keen or eager