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vitiate
to make something ineffective
jejune
boring; childish; without proper nourishment
morose
gloomy
temerity
boldness
mawkish
sentimental; bland or unpleasant
malediction
curse
meritorious
show merit
effulgent
brightness
dilate
expand or make expand
enmity
hostility
cadescent
bright
diluvial
relating to flood in bible
epicurean
devoted to sensual pleasure
vidicitive
vengeful; spiteful; meant to punish
pique
bad mood
elucidate
explain something
stride
to walk with long regular steps
obstreperous
noisy; unruly
moribund
obsolescent; dying; stagnant
saturnine
melancholy; caused by lead poisoning
ebullient
lively and enthusiastic; boiling
finicky
fussy; too detailed
vituperative
outburst of abuse; act of vituperating
laudatory
expressing praise
syncopated
modify rhythm by accenting a weak beat
restive
uneasy; impatient; obstinate;
disseminate
spread
fecundity
ability to produce offspring; creative productivity
inundate
overwhelm; flood
blanch
turn pale; remove or lose color
obsequious
too eager to please or obey
haughty
condescending
intransigent
refusing to compromise
ineluctable
unavoidable
modality
proposition of necessary or possibility; treatment
verbatim
using identical words
expurgate
edit something by removing offensive parts
apt
very appropriate; likely; quick to learn
penance
self-punishment for committing sin
quixotic
romantic; impractical impulsive
pedantic
too concerned with formal rules and details
dyspeptic
having indigestion; bad-tempered
sacristy
room for sacred objects
eminent
of high standing; clear; high
prolix
wordy
recalcitrant
resisting control; hard to do or handle
obstinate
stubborn; refusing to change; difficult to control
pithy
brief and to the point; of pith
dispassionate
calmly objective
conspicious
easily visible; attraction attention
partisan
biased supporter; resistant fighter
abet
help somebody
deter
restrain from taking action
bawdy
ribald; course; vulgar
superfluous
more than necessary; inessential; extravagant
ethereal
exquisite; airy; heavenly; of ehter
tentative
uncertain; rough or provisional
cognizant
knowing about something; aware; mindful
euphony
pleasant sound
chicanery
cheating or deception