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timorous
adj. timid, shy
recalcitrant
adj. disobediant, resisting authority or control
poiterate
v. to restate, repeat
scrupulous
adj. careful to do what is right
sustenance
n. nourishment, provisions
zealous
adj. passionate, eager, enthusiastic
adulation
n. high praise
chasm
n. deep crevice in the face of the earth, difference of interests between groups
disconsolate
adj. without hope, forlorn
emulate
v. to imitate or to copy
genial
adj. smiling, happy, pleasant
lament
v. to mourn for, to express grief for
insipid
adj. dull, colorless, weak
harangue
n./v. (to give) a noisy, forceful speech
petulant
adj. grumpy, grouchy peevism
torrid
adj. hot, dry, passionate, burning
equivocate
v. to beat around the bush, mislead to avoid direct meaning
abbreviate
v. to shorten, abridge
abstinence
v. to refrain from something pleasurable ie. food and drink
Congregation
n. a crowd of people, an assembly
Obdurate
adj. stubborn, unyielding
Amenable
adj. open to suggestion or advice, responsive
Fidelity
n. loyalty, steadfast faithfulness
Indolent
adj. idle, lazy
Insiduous
adj. sneaky, sly, subtle, crafty
Infalliable
adj. free from error, reliable
interlude
n. interval, period of time between two events
judicious
adj. having wise or good judgement
lassitude
n. lack of energy, langour
adversity
n. misfortune, unfavorable turn of events
aesthetic
adj. pertaining to beauty or the arts
amicable
adj. friendly, agreeable
anachronistic
adj. out of date, not correct historical order or period
anecdote
n. short, funny story
anonymous
adj. nameless, without a name
antagonist
n. foe, opponent, adversary
arid
adj. dry, deathly boring
assiduous
adj. persistent, hard-working
asylum
n. refuge, sanctuary
benevolent
adj. friendly, helpful
camaraderie
n. trust, sociability amongst friends
censure
v. to criticize harshly
circuitous
adj. indirect, taking the longer route
clairvoyant
adj. able to forsee into the future, exceptionally insightful
collaborate
v. to work together, to cooperate
compassion
n. sympathy, helpfulness, mercy
compromise
v. to settle a dispute by terms agreeable to both sides
condescending
adj. possesing an attitude of superiority, patronizing
conditional
adj. dependiding on a condition, like in a contract
conformist
n. person who complies with accepted rules and customs