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Absolve
to forgive, free from blame
Auspicious
having favorable prospects, promising
bourgeois
middle class
castigate
to punish, chastise, criticize severely
contrite
deeply sorrowful and repentant for a wrong
disrepute
disgrace, dishonor
evict
to put out or force out
fidelity
loyalty
gregarious
outgoing, sociable
incendiary
combustible, flammable, burning easily
laconic
using few words
loiter
to stand around idly
megalomania
mental state with delusions of wealth and power
nuance
shade of meaning
onerous
burdensome
panacea
cure-all
pejorative
having bad connotations; disparaging
quandary
dilemma, difficulty
revile
to criticize with harsh language
sordid
filthy; contemptible and corrupt
sycophant
self-serving flatterer, yes-man
tepid
lukewarm; showing little enthusiasm
tumult
state of confusion; agitation
urbane
curteous, refined, suave
voracious
having a great appetite