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Intimidation

Intimidation

fear, restraint, or discouragement caused by threat; the act of causing such

damnation


domination

personification

personification

giving human qualities to an inanimate object or idea; any example of such;

fiction


person

Antipathy

Antipathy

a feeling of aversion or strong dislike; the opposite of sympathy; the object of such

angry


anti

Scalpel

Scalpel

a small, light, straight knife with a very sharp blade, used in surgery & anatomical dissections

scalp


scrape

sedulous

sedulous

steadily busy or attentive; diligent; assiduous

studious


seductive

levity

levity

lack of seriousness; inappropriate lightheartedness; frivolity

evil


tv

amenable

amenable

responsible & responsive to what is right; willing to comply with; persuadable; submissive

able


amiable

decrepitude

decrepitude

weakness because of advanced age or infirmity; feebleness; a state of being worn out or nearly useless

decrease


crypt



Malfeasance

Malfeasance

misconduct or wrongful action, especially while in a position of trust




mal


false



Filial

Filial



pertaining to the relationship between children and their parents

father


family



Invidious

Invidious

arousing dislike or ill will; offensive because of discrimination

insidious


vicious





obsolescent

obsolescent

becoming obsolete; growing useless, becoming unused, going out of fashion

obsolete


ancient



parody

parody



a humorous and ridiculing imitation; a farce; a poor imitation; to act in such a manner

parrot


rappers

Schizophrenic

Schizophrenic

suffering from a mental disorder characterized by withdrawal from reality, often incorrectly defined as having split personality; one with such a condition

schism


frantic



Moribund

Moribund

near death or termination; dying

morbid


mortal



Candelabrum

Candelabrum

one large candle holder with branches supporting several candles; ( singular form of candelabra)

candle


menorah



Anachronism

Anachronism

something out of place in time; such a representation

acronym


chronological

Latent

Latent

existing but not energized; capable of later full development dormant

talent


late

Extemporary

Extemporary

spoken or performed without prior practice or memorization; off the tope of ones head


off the dome


improv

Infer

Infer

to conclude or derive from something assumed, known, or implied

reference


inform

Cognomen

Cognomen

the family surname; a name by which one is known; a nickname



nome


code name



Filament

Filament

a thin, threadlike object

file


filet



Obtrusive

Obtrusive

pushing forwrd or outward; intruding or forcing in an intruding way

protrude


obvious



affront

affront

a challenging insult; an insolent confrontation; to offend by such

confront


offense

Alimentary

Alimentary

pertaining to nourishment or food; nourishing

dairy


complimentary



Morose

Morose

gloomy; dejected; sullen; ill-humored

mourn


remorse



calumny

calumny

a false and injurious accusation or statement; slander or defamation

calamity


libel

morass

morass

a marsh or bog; a difficult place or situation to get out of

mess


grass



Extirpated

Extirpated

eradicated; exterminated; erased; uprooted

expired


extinct



infamous

infamous

famous for bad qualities; notorious; vile

mafia


sin

Adage

Adage

an old saying of instructive value; a proverb

sage


age

filch

filch

to steal slyly, usually something of little value

shop lifting


thief

Obsequious

Obsequious

excessively servile; overly obedient or attentive; fawning

obedient


obsessive

Affluence

Affluence

great material abundance; wealth; opulence

fluent


immense

Alacrity

Alacrity

eager and cheerful willingness or readiness

laugh


elated



Motif

Motif

a dominant recurrent, and characterizing theme, pattern, or feature

motive


motto

Motley

Motley

of many different colors or varied characteristics; heterogeneous

multi

Callow

Callow

inexperienced; immature

shallow


coward



Aperture

Aperture

Hole; opening

puncture


tear

Essence

Essence

the most essential & characterizing aspect; the deep and true character; a concentrated and stable substance; a perfume

scent


presence

estranged

estranged

changed from a close & friendly relationship to a distant and hostile one; alienated; separated

stranger


range

Estruary

Estruary

the wide mouth of a river where it merges with an ocean or sea

tributary


sea

Misanthrope

Misanthrope

one who hates or constantly mistrusts mankind

miserable


misery

Miscegenation

Miscegenation

intermixing of races by marriage or sexual relations

congregation


integration

Mitigate

Mitigate

to make or become milder, less painful, less severe, less blameworthy

mediate

arbitrate


Subsume

Subsume

to put into or include within a larger class or category

sum

assume



Ethereal

Ethereal

light and airy; celestial; heavenly

cathedral

feather


Ethical

Ethical

conforming to accepted or prescribed standards of conduct

ethics


think

Blight

Blight

a disease which destroys plants; anything destructive of growth, hopes, character, etc; to cause such effects

plight


no light