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animated
endowed with life or the qualities of life
incessant
continuing or following w/o interruption
opportunist
one who takes advantage oppurtunities or circumstances esp. with little regard toward consequences
precarious
dangerously insecure
saccharine
nauseatingly sweet
stringent
severe
antagonistic
active opposition or hostility
belittle
to make seem unimportant
disputatious
to argue or deny the truth
haphazard
having no plan or order
meager
scanty;lacking desirable qualities
emulate
try to equal or excell
explicate
explain in detail
precocious
exceptionally advanced
archaic
belonging to an earlier time
fervor
passion
profound
marked by intellectual depth or insight
sustain
keep going
antiquated
out-of-date
belligerent
waging war; truculent
intangible
an asset(as goodwill) that is not corporeal
redundant
using more words than necessary
subtle
hardly noticealbe
antithesis
direct opposite
concise
said in few words
enhance
make greater in value
integrity
adherence to a code of values
satire
literary ridicule done with humor
admonish
to indicate duties or obligations
apathy
lack of emotion or interest
exuberant
lacking discipline
pacifism
opposition to war or violence
savory
special flavor
superficial
of or relating to a surface
desecrate
to treat irreverently
condone
overlook or forgive
misconstrue
misinterpret
despondent
feeling extreme discouragement
invert
turn upside down or inside out
anecdote
short narrative usu. amusing
embellish
to heighten the attractiveness
complacent
self-satisfaction
stoical
showing indifference to pain