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Habitat
Dwelling Place
Kudos
Fame, GLory,Honor
Mirth
Frivolity, gaiety, laughter
Palatial
like a palace, magnificent
Hedonist
Pursuit of pleasure as a goal
Pretentious
Pretending to be important, intelligent, or cultured
Reclusive
Shut off from the world
Adulation
High praise
Winsome
charming, happily engaging
grossing
total before deductions
Quadruped
animal having four legs
Sybarite
person devoted to pleasure and luxury
Nutritive
relating to nutrition or health
Wan
sickly pale
Affront
personal offens, insult
Turgid
swollen or bloated
Iota
very tiny amount
Quadrilateral
a four sided polygon
pellucid
transparent, translucent, easily understood
neonate
a newborn child
Obsequy
a funeral ceremony
Pastiche
piece of literature or music imitating or made up of other works
Sobriquet
a nickname
Morsel
small bit of food
Articulate
Well spoken, expressing oneself clearly
multifarious
diverse
munificient
generous
ordained
to make someone a priest or minister; to order
quiver
to shake slightly, tremble, vibrate
Conventional
typical, customary, common place
Coquette
a woman who flirts
pious
dedicated, devout, extremely religious
incarcerate
to put in jail; to confine
Incense
to infuriate, enrage
Finicky
Fussy, difficult to please
Exculpate
to clear from blame or fault, vindicate
inevitable
certain, unavoidable
tenacious
stubborn, holding firm
clairvoyant
having ESP, psychic
Mitigate
to soften or make milder
Procrastinate
one who continually and unjustifiably postpones
Resilient
able to recover quickly after illnes or bad luck; able to bounce back to shape
remuneration
pay or reward for work trouble, etc.
sychophant
slef-serving flatterer, yes man
Burly
brawny, husky
Adversarial
antagonist, competitive
Buffoon
clown or fool
canny
smart, founded on common sense
denigrate
to slur or blacken someone's reputation
discredit
to dishonor or disgrace
vie
to compete, contend
sullen
gloomy, brooding
score
to make notch or scratch; notation for a musical composition
baleful
harmful, with evil intentions
dexterous
skilled physically or mentally
diabolical
fiendish, wicked
fazed
to bother upset or diconcert
fecund
fertile, fruitful, productive
irresolvable
unable to be resolved; not analyzable
pulverize
to pound, crush, grind into powder; destroy
mock
ridicule, to deride
pedestrian
commonplace
rail
to scold with bitter or abusive language
obesquious
overly submissive, brownnosing, fawning
malediction
curse
malady
illness
primeval
ancient, primitive
donor
benefactor, contributor
fervid
passionate, intense, zealous
cavort
to frolic, prance about
Encore
additional performance, often demanded by audience
hapless
unfortuante, having bad luck
supersede
to take the place of; replace
champion
to defend or support
trepidation
fear and anxiety
tolerant
capacity to respect different values; capacity to endure or resist something
devout
dedicated, passionate
duplicitious
deception, dishonesty, double dealing
fortuitous
happening by luck, fortunate
fatuous
stupid, foolishly self satisfied
assiduously
diligent, persisten, hard working
diligent
careful and hardworking
collaborate
to cooperate, work together
vivid
bright and intense in color; strongly perceived
simian
ape like; relating to apes
definitive
clear cut, explicit or decisive
cast
copy or replica; to fling or throw
opine
to express an opinion
wry
amusing ironic
jaded
tired by excess or overuse; slightly cynical
oration
lecture, formal speech
proclivity
tendency to incline
rancor
bitter hatred
tawdry
gawdy, cheap, showy
unanimity
state of total agreement or unity
insiduous
sly, treacherous, devious
divergent
different from another, departing from convention
emulate
to copy, imitate
amicable
friendly, agreeable
antagonist
foe, opponent, adversary
circuitous
roundabout
denounce
to accuse, blame
detrimental
causing harm or injury
enervating
to weaken, sap strength from
fraught
full of, accompanied by
parsimony
stinginess
spurious
lacking authenticity; counterfeit, false
predicament
difficult situation
profuse
lavish, extravagant
exemplary
outstanding, an example to others
fortuitous
happening by luck, fortunate
opulent
wealth
compatriot
fellow countryman
boon
blessing, something to be thankful for
incisive
perceptive penetrating
dictum
authoritative statment; popular saying
iconoclast
one who attacks traditional beliefs
disdain
to regard with scorn and contempt
calamitous
disastrous, catastrophic
precocious
unusually advanced at an early age
relish
to enjoy greatly