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n. antipathy
a strong feeling of aversion or repugnance;an object of aversion.
adj. callow
lacking adult maturity or experience;immature
adj. capricious
characterized by or subject to whim or arbitariness;impulsive and unpredictable.
v. chide
to scold mildly so as to correct or improve;to repremand;to express disapproval.
n. clemency
a disposition to show mercy, especially toward an offender or enemy;a merciful, kind, or lenient act;mildness, especially of weather.
adj. hypocritical
professing feelings or virtues one does not have.
v. importune
to beset with insistent or pepeated request; to entresat pressingly; to ask for urgently or repeatedly; to annoy or vex; to plead or urge irksomely, often persistently.
adj. intrepid
resoltely courageious;fearless; brave.
v. peruse
to read or examine, typically with great care.
n. posterity
future generations;all of a person's descendants.
adj. precocious
developed more than is natural or usual at a given age; exceeding what is to be expected of one's years; too forward, especially with regard to mental forwardness; ripe or mature before prober or natural time; early or prematurely ripe or developed.
adj. quintessential
of, relation to, or being the most typical or the purest.
n. rancor
bitter, long-lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will.
adj. and a v.
sallow
adj. of a sickly yellowish hue or complexion.

v. to make a sickly, yellowish hue or complexion, as a illness might.
n. scrutiny
a close, careful examination or study; close observation; surveillance.
adj. soporific
inducing or tending to induce sleep; drowsy.
adj tepid
moderatly warm; lukewarm;lacking in emotional warmth or enthusiasm; halfhearted.
adj. unscrupulous
without ethics or principles; lacking honesty and oblivious to what is honorable.
adj. and adv.
verbatim
adj. using exactly the same words; corresponding word for wordL a verbatim report of the conversation.

adv. in exactly the same words;word for word.
n. visage
the face or facial expression of a person;countenance;appearance;aspect.