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Vim
energy and enthusiasm
vigor
vitality
solace
comfort
abhor
hate
paradox
state of a truth which appears to contradict itself
interim
meantime
prevail
win out over
malady
disease
turmoil
disturbance
rendezvous
a meeting place
overture
first step which is intended to lead to others in either action or dicussion
layman
not a member of a particular profession
impetus
moving force
excerpt
passage from book or a document
dissent
difference of opinion
beacon
guiding light
chagrin
feeling of deep disappointment caused by failure or humiliation
flaw
defect
affluence
abundant flow;wealth
milieu
a physical or social setting in which an event occurs
plight
condition, usually unfavorable
vacate
to empty
rebuke
reprimand
irk
bother
prosper
be successful
utopia
ideal place or society
woe
great sorrow
coerce
force
befall
happen to
temperament
natural disposition, often to act in a contrary manner
stature
height reached physically or morally
apathy
indifference
usurp
seize power illegally
singe
burn slightly
defray
pay
efface
wearing away a surface
lament
regret strongly; mourn
flout
defy mockingly
advocates
act in support
hover
hang in the air in certain spot
waive
give up
negate
deny
prosper
be successful
thwart
prevent someone from achieving something; defeat hope
surmont
overcome