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abominate
to have an intense dislike or hatred for
(loath, abhor)
acculturation
the modification of social patterns, trait, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another, the resultant blend
adaptation
adventitious
resulting from chance rather than from inherent cause of character
extrinsic
ascribe
to assign or refer to
impute
circuitous
roundabout, not direct
indirect
commiserate
to sympathise with
empathize
enjoin
to direct or order, prohibit
bid
expedite
to make easy, cause to progress faster
hinder
expiate
to make amends, make up for
redeem
ferment
n)a state of great excitement, agitation or turbulence
v) to be in or work into such a state
turmoil
inadvertent
resulting from or marked by lack of attention, accidental
accidental
nominal
existing in name only, not real;
trifling
noncommital
not decisive or definite; unwilling to take a clear position
uninformative
pculate
to steal something that has been given into one's trust, take improperly
embezzle
proclivity
a natural or habitual inclination or tendency
propensity
sangfroid
composure or coolness
poise`
seditious
resistant to lawful authority
rebellious
tenuous
thin, slender, not denxe; lacking clarity or sharpness
flimsy
vitriolic
bitter, sarcastic, highler caustic or biting
acerbic
wheedle
to use coaxing or flattery to gain some desired end
cajole
affable
couteous and pleason, sociable
amicable
aggrandize
to increase in greatness, power, or wealth, intensify
augment
amorphous
shapeless, without definite form
formless
aura
that which surrounds, a distinctive air or personal quality
atmoshere
contraband
illegal traffic, smuggled goods, adj-illegal, prohibited
bootleg
erudite
scholarly, learned, bookish
well-read`
gossamer
thin, light, delicate, insubstantial
n) a thin, light cloth
sheer
infer
to find out by reasoning, to arrive at a conclusion, hint, suggest
gather
inscrutable
uncaple of be understood
incomprehensible
insular
relating too, narrow or isolated in outlook
provincial