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ac·ri·mo·ny
n. bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostility
af·fin·i·ty
n. atraction for someone or something with which one feels a closeness or kinship
am·biv·a·lent
adj. having mixed, often opposing, feelings about something or someone; indecisive
ces·sa·tion
n. a stopping, either final or temporary
e·ma·ci·at·ed
adj. very thin or wastd away, especially from lack of nourishment; scrawny
en·clave
n. a distinct region or community enclosed within a larger territory
en·gen·der
v. to bring into being, to produce
ex·ac·er·bate
v. to make more severe, bitter, or violent
il·lic·it
adj. not allowed, improper, or unlawful
in·dig·e·nous
adj. naturally living or growing in a certain area; native
in·ex·o·ra·ble
adj. not to be persuaded, stopped, or moved by entreaty or plea; relentless
in·fat·u·ate
adj. filled with excessive, shallow, or foolish love or desire
in·sa·tia·ble
adj. never satisfied; greedy
poign·ant
adj. painfully moving, affecting, or touching
pros·e·ly·tize
v. to convert someone to a faith, belief, or cause