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to make unnecessary
obviate
to flatter fulsomely
adulate
to spread slander about
malign
economical in speech
laconic
trite and hackneyed
banal
word for word
verbatim
killing of masses of people
genocide
inheritance from one's father
patrimony
beliefe in many gods
polytheism
a person aggresssively fighting for a cause
militant
sincere; valid; in good faith
Bona Fide
Babbling ceaselessly about trivia
Garrulous
to speak to oneself, as in a play
soliloquize
masterpiece
magnum Opus
unselfish; not revengeful
magnanimous
able to walk after being bedridden
ambulatory
morbid fear of heights
acrophobia
the killing of one's borther
fratricide
opposite in meaning
antonym
joy of life
joie de vivre
to rob of life or vigor
devitalize
inexperience, unsophistication
naivete
scrupulously careful in the observance of proper procedure
punctilious
clear, understandable
perspicuous
wary, cautious, watchful
circumspect
a backward look
retrospect
all of one mind
unanimous
uncomplaining in face of pain, misfortune, or emotional difficulties
stoical
between cities
interurban
inability to fall asleep
insomnia