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animus
hostility, ill will, "unfriendly mind"
animus
stoical
unemotional, suffering w/o complaint
stoa
scintillate
to sparkle or spark (usu. w/ charm or wit)
scintilla
rusticate
to spend time in the country
rus, ruris
penury
dire, abject poverty, no financial resources
penuria
penurious
stingy, close-fisted, niggardly
parsimonious
stingy (not as strong as penurious)
opulence
great affluence to the point of extravagance
evanescent
fleeting, vanishing
ephemeral
fleeting, momentary
ephemera
convalesce
to begin to get well (after an illness)
-esce
putrescent
beginning to rot; beginning to become putrid
-esce
badinage
half-teasing, frivolous, non-malicious banter
persiflage
similar to badinage, but slightly more mocking (not malicious still)
bromide
trite, dull, unoriginal remark
platitude
cliche used as if original
anodyne
pain reliever, although not curing
leonine
like a lion, in appearance or tempermant
porcine
piglike
vulpine
foxlike, shrewd
ursine
bearlike
lupine
wolflike
omnibus
for all, including all
omni
carnelian
reddish color, the color of flesh
carnis
surreptitious
clandestine, but more of movements and actions
castigate
to punish verbally
capitulum
chapter heading, "little head"
recapitulate
to summarize
dissimulate
to hide true feelings through pretense
dissemble
like dissimulate, but also including deception, feigning ignorance
levity
lightness of mood, often inappropriately
levis
obsequies
burial ceremonies, funeral rites
sequor
querelous
full of complaints
queror
obstreperous
noisy, clamarous
strepo
impecunious
habitually short of cash
pecus
cavalier
haughty, unmindful of others
cheval
decadent
"falling down", corrupt, w/o morals
cado
imbibe
to drink in, to soak up

~ learning
bibo
dolor
grief (poetic)
doleo
doleful
exaggerated grief, dreariness
doleo
condole
to grieve with
doleo