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repertoire
the list of plays, operas, parts, etc. that a company or an actor, musician, singer, dnacer is prepared to perform at any time
vapid
without much life or flavor, tasteless, dull
ethical
having to do with standards or tight or wrong
subsequent
coming after, following, later; sometimes used with to
venue
the plaece or neighborhood of a crime or cause of action; the place wehre the jury is summoned and the case is tried
resilient
springing back, returning to the oribinal form, readily recovering; buoyant, cheerful
delectable
very pleasing, delightful
rankle
to cause soreness or pain, continue to give pain
undulate
to move in waves; adj. having a mavy form or surface
ameliorate
to make or become better; ro improve
expatiate
to speak or write at length
accolade (s)
praise in recognition of accomplishmen; tap on the shoulder with the flat side of the sword giben in making a erson a knight
convivial
fond of eating and drinking with freidns; jovial, sociable; suitable for a feast or banquet
edify
to improve morally; to instruct and upslift; benefit spiritually
subtle
not obvious, not notiveable; delicate, thin, fine (a subtle perfume); discerning, acute(subtle reasoning); sly, crafty (a subtle scheme)
orb
anything round, like a ball, sphere, or globe
reiterate
to say or do again; repeat
gingerly
with extreme care, caution
conflagration
a great, destructivve fire
premeptory
leaving no final choic; decisive; final; absolute; allowing no denial or refulas
mincing
putting on a dainty or refined manner; walking with short steps
oppressive
hard to bear; burdensome; harsh, junjus, tyrannical
poignant
keenly distressing to the feelings; affecting or moving the emotions; pungent tot he taste or smell
precipitous
very steep; hasty, rash, headlong
dispossessed
forced to give up possession
marauder
one who goes about in search of plunder
pinion
to bind the arms of something or someone
pious
having or showing reverence for God; to show careful obbservance of religious rituals
Medley
mixture of things that do not ordinarily go together
plight
condition; predicament; situation (usually bad)
demise
death; transfer of an estate by will or lease; transfer of royal power by dath or abdication; to transfer by death or abdication
countenance
expression of the face; features of face; approval, encouragement; calmness, composure
loquacious
talking much, fond of talking
eccentric
out of the ordinary, odd, peculiar; not having the same center not perfectly circular; person who behaves in an unusual manner
contentious
fond of arguing; given to disputiong; quarrelsome
disapprobation
disapprobal
integrity
honesty, sincerity, uprightness; perfect condition, soundness
diminutive
very small
sojourn
brief stay; to stay for a time
malevolent
wishing evil upon another; showing ill will; spiteful
umbrage
suspicion that one has been slighted or injured; feeling of having been offended; resentment (take unbrage)
dictim
a formal conment, authoritative opinion
refute
to show to be falso or incorrect, probe wrong
blatant
obvious, flagrant; offensibely loud or noisy, loud-mouthed; showy in dress or manner
indigenous
originating in or typical of a certian area; growing/living naturally in a certain area, soil, climate; natie to; born in a person, innate, inherent