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antidote
remedy for poison or evil (n)
astringent
substance that shirks tissues and checks flow of blood (n)

severe;stern-causing contraction (adj)
benign
not dangerous (adj)
convalesce
recover health after illness; recuperate (v)
convalescent
person recovering from illness (n)
fester
form pus; rankle; rot (v)
hypochondriac
one who is morbidly anxious about personal health, or suffering from imagined illnesses (n)
immunity
resistance (to disease)

freedom (as from an obligation); exemption (n)
immunize
make immune (resistant to disease) (v)
lesion
injury; hurt (n)
malignant
threatening to cause death

very evil (adj)
morbid
gruesome

having to do with disease (adj)
pestilential
morally harmful

pertaining to a pestilence
deadly (adj)
regimen
set of rules esp to improve health (n)
salubrious
healthful (adj)
sabaceous
greasy; secreating sebum (adj)
theraputic
curative (adj)
toxic
poisonous (adj)
unguent
salve;ointment (n)
viral
caused by a virus (adj)
virulent
extremely poisonous;deadly; venomous
verry bitter (adj)
virus
disease-causing substance too small to be seen through a microscope
acclaim
welcome with approval; applaud loudly (v)
encomium
speech or writing of high praise;tribute; eulogy; panegyric (n)
eulogize
praise; extol; laud; glorify (v)
kudos
fame or prasie due to achievement (n)
laudable
praiseworthy; commendable (adj)
laudatory
expressing praise; eulogistic (adj)
plaudit
applause; enthusiatic praise; acclaim
calumnious
falsely and maliciously accusing; defamatory; slanderous (adj)
derogatory
expressing low self-esteem; belitteling; disparaging (adj)
imputation
charge esp an unjust or false charge; insinuation; accusation (n)
libel
false and defamatory printed (or written) statement(n)
libelous
injurious to reputation; defamatory; calumnious (adj)
malign
speak evil of; villify; traduce (v)
slander
false and defamatory spoken statement; calumny (n)
stigma
mark of disgrace (n)
stigmatize
brand woth a mark of disgrace (v)
banter
playful teasing; joking; raillery (n)
caricature
drawing imitation or description that ridicuously exaggerates perculiarities or defects (n)
droll
odd and laughter-provoking (adj)
facetious
in habit of joking

said in jest wothout serious intent (adj)
flippant
treating serious matters lightly (adj)
harlequin
buffoon; clown (n)
hilarious
boisterously merry; very funny (adj)
ironic/ironical
expressing irony (adj)
irony
species of humor whose intended meaning is the opposite of words used

state of affairs contrary to what would normally expected (n)
jocose
given to jesting playfully; humorous; jocular (adj)
levity
lack of proper seriousness; triffling; frivolity (n)
ludicrous
exciting laughter; ridiculous; farcical; absurd (adj)
parody
humorous imitation (n)
sarcasm
sneering and often ironic language intended to hurt someone's feelings (n)
sarcastic
given to or expressing sarcasm (adj)
sardonic
bitterly sarcastic; mocking; sneering (adj)
satire
language or writing that exoises follies or abuses by holding them up to ridicule (n)
satiric/satirical
given to or expressing satire (adj)
travesty
imitation that makes a serious thing seem ridiculous (n)
alacrity
cheerful willingness; readiness (n)
aversion
strong dislike; repungence (n)
involuntary
not done on one's own will; automatic; unintentional; spontaneous (adj)
loath
unwilling; disinclined (adj)
loathe
have an intense aversion to; detest (v)
volition
will (n)
acclivity
upward slope (n)
acme
highest point (n)
apogee
farthest point from the earth in the orbit of a heavenly body (n)
climactic
arranged in the order if increasing force and intrest (adj)
consummate
perfect superb; carried to the highest degree (adj)
eminence
high rank (n)
eminent
standing out notable famous (adj)
ethreal
of the heavens; celestial; intangible (adj)
exalt
lift up with joy

raise in rank; glorify (v)
precipice
very steep or overhanging place; cliff (n)
precipitous
steep as a precipice

hasty;rash (adj)
preeminent
standing out above the others; superior (adj)
sublimate
purify;refine (v)

redirect energy of bad into socially and morralt higher chanels
sublime
elevated;noble;uplifting (adj)
vertex
farthest point from an opposite base as in a triangle or pyramid (n)
zenith
highest point culmination

point in the heavens directly overhead (n)