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Avid
Having a strong desire for
brusque
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
concise
short and to the point
demean
to cause a lowering of self-eesteem; to lower reputation or charactor
despicable
deserving contempt or scorn
emulate
to imitate
evoke
to produce
excruciating
very painful
inaugurate
to install in office with a formal ceremony
pervade
to spread throughout
proprietor
an owner of a store ot other business
pseudonym
a fictitious name used by an author; pen name
rebuff
to reject blunty
resilient
capable of recovering quickly from misfortune
turbulent
chaotic; unruly
abrasion
a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
clad
clothed or covered
corroborate
to provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
cursory
done in a hurry and with little attention to detail
dehydrate
to remove the water from
derive
to take or recieve from a source
electrify
to thrill or shock
endeavor
to attempt earnestly
gingerly
caustious; very careful
grimace
to make aface expressing feelings of pain, disgust, or contempt
gruesome
causing shock or horror
inventory
a list of possetions or goods on hand
simulate
to imitate
succumb
to give up or give in
surmise
to suppose something without sufficient evidence
anonymous
of an unknown source or unrevealed name
anthology
A collection of various writings, such as songs, stories, or poems
conjecture
a conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence
disposition
a persons usual mood
encompass
to enclose or encircle
exricate
to free from a difficult or tangeled situation
generation
one step in the line of descent of a family
guile
trickery
imperative
urgent; pressing
instill
to introduce gradually in order to establish securely
modify
to make less extreme or servere
pivot
a small bar or rod on which something else turns
prevalent
commonly occuring
recur
to come up again or happen again
spontaneous
voluntary and unplanned
abhor
To shrink from in disgust
affable
pleasant
amiss
In a wrong or imperfect way
despondent
utterly discourage
entreat
to beg
haunt
to stay in ones mind continually
impel
to drive or propel
interminable
Endless
irascible
irritable
profound
intense; deeply felt
recluse
a person who lives apart from society and oftemn alone
reverberate
to be repeated as in a series of echoes or vibrations
sage
having wisdom or good jugement
tirade
a long, angry speech
tremulous
marked by trembling or shaking
audacious
daring
confiscate
to take possesion of
conscience
careful
depict
to give a picture o; to descibe
embark
to start out; to begin
inkling
a slight suspitions; vague idea
lackadaisical
showing little spirt or enthusiasm
munity
to rebel openly against a comandor
pilfer
to steal repeatedly small amounts or things that have little value
profusion
a great or generous amount
prudent
showing judgement and wisdom
rankle
to cause anger or irritation
rebuke
to criticise strongly
serene
calm and untroubled
slovenly
untidy; carelessly done
audacious
daring
confiscate
to take possesion of
conscience
careful
depict
to give a picture o; to descibe
embark
to start out; to begin
inkling
a slight suspitions; vague idea
lackadaisical
showing little spirt or enthusiasm
munity
to rebel openly against a comandor
pilfer
to steal repeatedly small amounts or things that have little value
profusion
a great or generous amount
prudent
showing judgement and wisdom
rankle
to cause anger or irritation
rebuke
to criticise strongly
serene
calm and untroubled
slovenly
untidy; carelessly done