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Eulogistic
relating to a speech or writing in high praise of someone or something
Repudiate
disown; refuse to have anything to do with; reject as untrue or unjust
carnnivorous
feeding on animal tissue
vehement
marked by strong feeling; foribly expressed
devout
expressing devotion, generally to religious practices; sincere; warmly devoted
repellent
serving or tending to drive away; arousing disgust
ennui
a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction; boredom
verdant
green with growing plants; unripe in experience or judgment
carrion
dead and decaying flesh
carte blanche
the full discreditionary power, power of free decision, choice, judgement
diminution
the act, process, or an instance of diminishing
remedial
inteded to remedy or to imporve
venerate
regard with reverential respect or with worshipful admiration
def
to put off, delay, delegate to another

submit; yield as to another's wishes,
adage
a saying often in metaphorical form, that embodies a common observation
ensue
coming after in time or as a result; follow
zenith
the highest point; the culminating point
hypothetical
assumed; depending on supposition
superficial
concerned only with the obvoius or apparent, without substance
disparage
lower in esteem; belittle; speak slightly about