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estranged
to turn away in feeling or affection; alienated
ethereal
unworldly, spiritual, heavenly
fastidious
excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please
felicitous
well-suited for the occasion, as an action, manner, or expression; appropriate
flourish
to be in a vigorous state; thrive
foliage
a cluster of leaves
frivolous
charactrized by lack of seriousness or sense
furrows
long, narrow, shallow trenches made by a plow
galvanized
to startle into sudden activity; stimulate; excite
giddiness
an impulisive, scatterbrain manner
gravity
seriousness or importance
haughty
disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant
hypocrisy
a pretense of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, etc. that one does not really possess
hideous
shocking or revolting to the moral sense
illustrious
highly distinguished; renowned; famous
impelled
to drive forward with moral pressure
imperious
critical to an extreme measure
indolence
habitual laziness; sloth
inordinate
not within proper or reasonable limits; excessive
incessant
continuing without interruption; ceaseless; unending
"an incessant noise"
indignation
strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base; righteous anger
interminable
incapable of being terminated; UNENDING
iridescent
displaying a play of lustrous colors like those of the rainbow
jaunty
easy and sprightly in manner or bearing
"to walk with a jaunty step"
jubilation
a feeling of or the expression of joy or exultation
languid
slow, listless, or weak
limpid
clear or transparent
lament
to feel or express sorrow or regret for
lugubrious
mournful, disdainful, or gloomy, especially in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner
magnanimous
generous in forgiving insult
melancholy
a gloomy state of mind, especially when habitual or prolonged; depression
malleable
capable of being shaped or altered
mirth
gaeity or jollity, especially when accompanied by laughter
monotony
tedious sameness
oblique
diverging from a given straight line or course
obsequious
overly attentive or servile
mortify
to humiliate or shame