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avid
Having a strong disire for, to the point of greed.

Eager; enthusiastic
brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
concise
short and to the point
demean
to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or character
despicable
deserving contempt or scorn
emulate
to try to equal; to imitate
evoke
to call forth; to produce

To bring to mind, often by suggestion
evocative
creating something again, especially through the imagination
excruciating
very painful
inaugurate
to install in office with a formal ceremony

To begin officially or mark the opening of

the act of installing in office
pervade
to spread thoughout
proprietor
an owner of a store or other business
pseudonym
a fictitious name used by an author; a pen name
rubuff
to reject bluntly

to drive back

an abrupt setback in progress
resilient
capable of recovering quickly form misfortune

returning quickly to an original shape or condition
resilience
the ablilty to recover
turbluent
chaotic; unruly

stormy; tempestuous
turbulence
great disturbance or agitation

rapid changes in wind speed and direction in the atmosphere