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acquisitive
concerned with acquiring wealth or property
acquire
emulate
intent of equaling or surpassing the model
model
invidious
offensive, hateful, tending to cause bitterness and resentment
hateful
substantiate
establish by evidence, prove, to give concrete or substantial form to
substantial
accost
approach and speak to first, to confront in a challenging or aggressive way
approach
celerity
swiftness, rapidity of motion or action
fast celery
maelstrom
a whirlpool of great size and violence; a situation resembling a whirlpool in violence and destruction
whirlpool
sacrilege
improper or disrespectful treatment of something held sacred
sacred
articulate
to pronounce distinctly
pronounce
propinquity
nearness in place or time; kinship
kinship
unwonted
not usual or expected; not in character
unexpected
viscous
gummy, gelatinous or gluey quality
gelatinous
consummate
complete or perfect in the highest degree
complete
incarcerate
to imprison, confine, jail
imprison
recumbent
in a reclining position, lying down
recline
depraved
marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles
evil
fiat
a command or act of will or consciousness
fact
idiosyncrasy
a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify
identification
mundane
earthly, worldly, relating to practical and material affairs, concerned with what is ordinary
mother earth
penchant
a strong attraction or inclination
attraction
derelict
someone or something that is abandoned or neglected
neglect
effigy
a crude image of despised person
what the "eff" is this picture doing here?
indictment
the act of accusing; a formal accusation
accusation
moot
open to discussion and debate, unresolved, bring up for discussion
cows in an open field "moo"
travesty
a grotesque or grossly inferior imitation; a disguise, especially the clothing of the opposite sex
transvestite
convivial
festive, sociable, having fun together, genial
carnival
effrontery
shameless, boldness, impudence
front
embellish
to decorate, adorn, touch up, to improve by adding details
decorate
illusory
misleading, deceptive; lacking in or not based on reality
illusion
misanthrope
a person who hates or despises people
hates