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obviate
To meet and dispose of; to circumvent, do away with, remove, To anticipate, forestall-15
listlessness
languid indifference as to one's surroundings, or as to what one has to do.-16
palaver
Trouble, difficulty; bother,-17
assevervated
To affirm solemnly, assert emphatically, declare positively, avouch, aver-17
lachrymose
Having the nature of tears; liable to exude in drops
cudgel
A short thick stick used as a weapon; a club-18
embalm(ing)
To impregnate (a dead body) with spices, to preserve it from decay-19
transgression(s)
a violation of law, duty, or command; disobedience, trespass, sin-19
visage
The face, the front part of the head, of a person-19
importunate
Persistent or pressing in solicitation; pertinacious.
1477 [implied in IMPORTUNATELY 4]. 1529 Supp-20
doleful
sorrowful-21
minx
A pert, sly, or boldly flirtatious young woman-22
vehemence
Impetuosity, great force or violence, of physical action or agents.-22
spectre
An apparition, phantom, or ghost, esp. one of a terrifying nature or aspect-23
caprice
A sudden change or turn of the mind without apparent or adequate motive; a desire or opinion arbitrarily or fantastically formed;-23
brindled
‘Streaked, tabby, marked with streaks-23
querulous
Of animals or things: Uttering or producing sounds expressive or suggestive of complaint-23
impudence
Shameless effrontery; insolent disrespect, insolence; unabashed presumption-24
egress
the right or liberty of going out-24
desist(ing)
To come to an end, cease, terminate
impalpable
intangible-25
tumultuously
with confusion and uproar; riotously-26