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acclaim
applaud,praise
rejuvenate
to make young or youthful again
revere
to show honor and devotion to
sanction
authoritative approval
temper
to dilute or soften by addition of something else
saturate
to soak thoroughly
whet
to sharpen by rubbing on or with something abrasive
scrutinize
to examine closely
vacillate
sway. totter
thwart
foil, baffle
venerate
to regard with reverential respect.
waive
to give up claim to
clamor
great outcry or shoutings noisy or confused demand.
disclaim
to deny or disavow, speaking denial, repudiate
1.imply
2.explicit
1.to suggest or hing without stating directly
2.fully and precisely revealed without question
brevity
shortness or conciseness of expression
criterion
a standard on which a judgement may be based
delineate
sketch portray
ephemeral
short-lived transitory
copious
lavish abundant
dearth
scarcity famine
evanescent
tending to vanish like vapor
paucity
smallness of number or quantity
prodigious
exciting wonder
meager
thin
redundant
exceeding what is needed or normal
scanty
barely sufficient:scant
miniscule
very very small
mince
to chop very fine to walk or talk in an affected way
1.magnanimous
2.magnate
1.generously forgiving big spirited
2.someone of power,rank, or influence.
aesthetic
of or relating to aesthetics: artistic
eclectic
selecting or made up of what seems best of varied sources
gratuitous
done or provided without recompense:free
inevitable
incapable of being avoided or evaded: bound to happen
irony
the use of words to express the opposite of what one really means.
expedient
adapted for achieving a particular end
apocryphal
not canonical:spurious
heinous
hatefully or shockingly evil
mundane
of or relating to the world
arduous
difficult,laborious
prodigal
recklessly extravagant; wasteful
quixotic
foolishly impractical especially in the pursuit of ideals
predilection
natural preference, positive feeling for
negligible
of only minor importance, if any
1.legitimate
2.legislate
1.correct by law conforming to accepted procedure
2.to formally enact as law; to rule legally