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synthetic
adj-made or put together by people; n-something artificial
venomous
adj-poisonous;spiteful,mean
temperate
adj-mild,moderate
wily
adj-sly,shrewd,cunning
lithe
adj-bending easily, limber
ponder
v-to consider carefully, reflect on
irreverent
adj-disrespectful
humane
adj-kind,merciful
contend
v-to fight, struggle; to compete; to argue
concerted
adj-planned or performed in cooperation with others
blanch
v-to remove the color from; to make or turn pale; to parboil
autocratic
adj-absolute in power or authority
appreciable
adj-sufficient to be noticed or measured
subversive
adj-intended to undermine or overthrow; n-one who advocates or attempts to undermine a political system
laborious
adj-not easy, requiring hard work; hardworking
blasphemy
n-an act, utterance, or writing showing contempt for something sacred
illustrious
adj-very famous, distinguished
maltreat
v-to abuse, use roughly or cruelly
brawny
adj-strong, muscular
intolerable
adj-unbearable