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abjure
v- to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun
acrid
adj- harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
august
adj- majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
callous
adj- emotionally hardened, unfeeling
clandestine
adj- secret, concealed; underhand
compunction
n- remorse, regret
conflagration
n-a large destructive fire
elated
adj- in high spirits, jubilant; extremely pleased
indelible
adj- not able to be erased or removed; memorable
indulgent
adj- yielding to the wishs or demands of others
inveterate
adj- firmly established, long-standing; habitual
irrelevant
adj- not to the point, not applicable or pertinent
nocturnal
adn- or or occurring in the night
platitude
n- a commonplace, stale, or trite remark
quell
v- to subdue, put down forcibly
quiescent
adj- inactive; at rest
ruminate
v- to meditate, think about at length; to chew the cud
tacit
adj- unspoken, silent; implied, inferred
tangible
adj- capable of being touched; real, concrete
trenchant
adj- incisive, keen; forceful, effective; cutting, caustic; distinct, clear-cut