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abrogate
repeal by law
meticulous
taking great care, concerned with details
sanguine
hopeful, optimistic
puissant
powerful
expunge
erase, remove entirely
timorous
fearful, scared
fortuitous
accidental, by luck
anathema
a curse, something detested or banned
abortive
fruitless, not successful
incisive
keen, acute
eventuate
to result finally, turn out
nettle
irritate, annoy
prestigious
well-known, highly regarded
viable
workable, possible
sporadic
occasional, happening at irregular intervals
propitious
favorable, promising good luck
surmise
guess
inchoate
in an early state, just starting
culpable
deserving blame, guilty
sinecure
soft, easy job
inveigh
attack verbally
precipitate
hasten, cause to happen quickly
tortuous
winding, not moving in a straight line
myriad
countless, a great number
profligate
wasteful, wildly extravagant
abstemious
moderate in eating or drinking
asperity
bitterness of temper, harshness
progeny
descendants, offspring
corroborate
confirm, support
cursory
not thorough, hasty, taking little time or effort
extrinsic
coming from outside, foreign
cupidity
greed, excessive desire for things
altruistic
unselfish, caring about others
paragon
model of excellence
exonerate
to free from guilt, clear of wrongdoing
derogatory
expressing a low opinion, disparaging
peregrination
travel, a long trip(n.)
urbane
sophisticated, polished
fiat
an official order, decree
lurid
sensational, shocking
disparate
different, varying, contrasting
lugubrious
very sad, mournful, gloomy
pecuniary
financial, having to do with money
mendacious
false, lying
sedentary
largely inactive, not moving much