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Tart(ly)
Mildly cutting, sarcastic or sharp; having sharp or stinging qualities
Perpetrate
to do or commit (a crime, fraud, trick or anything bad or foolish)
Analogous
similar in certain qualities, cirmumstances or uses; comparable
entailment
entail
impose or require; to limit the passage of (an estate or land) to a specified line of heirs so that it cannot be passed to anyone else
Quibble
an unfair or petty evasion of the point or truth by suing words with a double meaning; a leagal quibble
iniquity
gross injustice or untighteousness; wickedness, sin; wicked or unjust act
benevolence
desire to promote the happiness of others; goodwill; kindly feeling; act of kindness; something good that is done; generous gift
incipient
at the beginning stages
ubiquitous
present everywhere; being everywhere at the same time
venture
a risky or daring undertaking; spectulation to make money; to expose to risk or danger; to dare to say or make
rustic
belonging to or suitable for he country; rural; simple, plain; rough or awkward; made of branches with the bark still on them; an awkward, unrefined, boorish person coming from the country
prohibition
act of forbidding; law or laws against making or selling alcoholic beverages; period between 1920 and 1933 when national prohibitation was in force in the US
covet
desire eagerly (something that belongs to another)
meticulous
extremely or excessively careful about details
mollify
soften in temper; calm, pacify; appease; mitigate
unobtrusive
inconspicuous; not inclined to put forward opinions
abstemious
sparing in eating and drinking; moderate
admonish
to advise against, warn; scold gently, reprove
indolent
lazy, idle, disliking work
zealous
full of enthusiamsm, very eager, enthusiastic
rigorous
full of strictness or hardship; very stern or strict
pagan
heathen; not according to established religion; who worships many gods or no god
equitable
equal; impartially just; fair
copious
very plentiful, abundant
superfluous
extra, unneeded, excess
reparation
a giving of satisfaction or compensation for wrong or injury done
supercilious
haughty, proud, contemptuous; showing scorn or indifference because of a feeling of superiority
negligible
unimportant; insignificant; not worth regard
intuitive
able to understand truths facts, ect. without reasoning; perceptive
invoke
call on in prayer; appeal to for help or protection appeal to or ask earneslty
nebulous
hazy, vague, confused, cloud-like
indigence
extreme need poverty
garrulous
talkative, coluble, worky
ululate
to howl, lament loudly
pinnacle
high peak or peak; the highest point of
paunch
a large protruding belly
entity
being a thing in existence, that whisch has a real/seperate existence- actually or in the mind
assimulate
to take in and make part of oneself, absorb, digest; cause to be like the people of a nation in cusome, viewpoint, character
brethren
brothers, fellow members of a church, society, profession
accost
approach and speak to first, address
articulate
uttered in distinct syllables of words; able to puts one's thoughts into words easily and clearly; sonsisting of sections united by joints; to speak distincly; to express onself in words; to fit together in a joint
jeer
to make fun rudely/unkindly, to speak or treat derisively
jetty
a structure of stones or wooden piles projecting from shore to break the force of a current or waves; a landing lace; pier
fervor
great warmth or feeling; intense emotion; enthusiasm/earnestness
duplicity
secretly acting one way and openly acting in another in order to deceive; deceitfulness