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e'lan
(n) enthusiastic liveliness, spirit
dissipate
(v) to cause to disappear; to scatter; to spend fooleshly, squander
disavow
(v) to deny responsibility for
conducive
(adj)- beneficial, fostering, favorable
expurgate
(v)- to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to purify or cleanse
dispassionate
(adj)- free from emotion, calm; impartial
consternation
(n)- dismay and confusion; amazement or shock
dissension
(n)- dismay and confusion; amazement
bovine
(adj)- resembling a cow or ox; sluggish and un-responsive; slow and stupid
acrimonious
(adj)- stinging; bitter in temper or tone; hostile
corpulent
(adj)- fat; having a large, bulky body
subservient
adj- submissively obedient; servile
perfidy
n- fakelessness, treachery; treason, disloyalty
hypothetical
adj- based on a guess or assumption; to gude and direct investigation
impugn
v- to call into question, to challenge, to attack as false
odium
n- hatred; disgrace that results from hteful conduct
intemperate
adj- lacking in self control; inclement, stormy and uncontrollable
ignoble
adj- mean, dishonerable, inferior
squeamish
adj- inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset
susceptible
adj- open to, easily influenced; lacking in resistance
gauntlet
n- an armered or protective glove; a challenge to combat; a challenge or deal; two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them
relegate
v- to banish; to place in a lower position