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Severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury.
Austere
Amish
Performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits, doing good.
Beneficent
Volunteer
Pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
Cadaverous
dead
To prepare by combing ingredients, make up (as a dish)
Concoct
Coarse, unfeeling; stupid
Crass
To lower in character, quality, or value; to degrade, adulterate; to cause to deteriorate
Debase
To commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently; to contaminate,pollute.
Desecrate
To confuse; to disturb the composure of
Disconcert
Grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
Grandiose
Trifling; unimportant
Inconsequential
irrelevant
A breaking of a law or obligation
Infration
To make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intensity
Mitigate
To rob of goods by open force ( as in war) plunder; the act of looting; booty
Pilage
Steal
To talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
Prate
Very careful and exact, attentive to fine points of etiquette or propriety
Punctilious
iNSPIRING FEAR OR AWE; ILLISTRIOUS EMINENT
rEDOUBTABLE
tO FIND FAULT WITH, SCOLD, REBUKE
Reprove
The act of restoring someone or somehing to the rightful owner or to a formewr state or position; making good on a loss or damage
Restitution
Strong and sturdy; brave; resolute; a brave, strong person; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
Stalwart
Open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected
Vulnerable
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Acrimonious
Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
Bovine
Dismay, confusion
Consternation
Fat; having a large bulky body
Corpulent
To deny responsibility for or connection with
Disavow
Impartial; calm, free from emotion
Dispassionate
Disagreement, sharp differnence of opinion
Dissension
To casue to dissappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure
Dissipate
To remove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to cleanse, purify
Expurgate
An armored or protective glove; a challenge; two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them; an ordeal
Gauntlet