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avid
adj. 1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.
2. Eager; enthusiastic
brusque
adj. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
concise
adj. Short and to the point.
demean
v. To cause a lowering of self-esteam; to lower in reputation or character.
Despicable
adj. Deserving contempt or scorn.
Emulate
v. To try to equal; to imitate
Evoke
v. 1. To call forth; to produce.
2. To bring to mind, often by suggestion.
Evocative
adj. Creating something again, especially through the imagination
Excruciatin
v. Very painful.
Inaugurate
v. 1. To install in office with a formal ceremoney.
2. To begin officially or makr the opening of.
Percade
v. To spread throughout.
Proprietor
n. An owner of a store or other business.
Pseudonym
n. A fictious name used by an auther; a pen name.
Rebuff
v. 1. To reject bluntly.
2. To drive back.
n. 1. A blunt rejection.
2. An abrupt setback in progress.
Resilient
adj. 1. Capable of recovering quickly from misfortune.
2. Returning quickly to an original shape or condition.
Resilience
n. The ability to recover.
2. The ability to spring back.
Turbulent
adj. 1. Chaotic; unruly.
2. Stormy; tempestuous
Turbulence
n. 1. Great disturbance or agitation.
2. Rapid changes in wind speed and direction in the atmosphere.