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intricate

intricate

puzzlingly detailed; involved; complex

intrigue


code

intimidation

intimidation

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

timid


domination

personification

personification

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

imagination


person

antipathy

antipathy

feeling of adversion or strong dislike; opposite of sympathy; object of such feelings

hatred


angry

scalpel

scalpel

small, light, straight knife w/ a very sharp blade, used in surgery & dissection

scalp


peel

sedulous

sedulous

steadily busy or attentive; dilligent

studious


secluded

levity

levity

lack of seriousness; innapropriate lightheartedness

evil


TV

amenable

amenable

responsible and responsive to what is right; willing to comply; persuadable; submissive

amiable


able

decrepitude

decrepitude

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

crypt


decrease

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

old


ancient

parody

parody

humorous and ridiculing imitation; a farce; a poor imitation

rap


parrot

schizophrenic

schizophrenic

suffering from a mental disorder characterized by withdrawal from reality.

schism


frantic

moribund

moribund

near death or termination; dying

morbid


morir

candelabrum

candelabrum

one large candleholder with branches supporting several candles

Lumiere


candles

anachronism

anachronism

something out of place in time; such a representation

acronym


not chronological

latent

latent

existing but not energized; capable of later full development

later


age

extemporary

extemporary

spoken or preformed without prior practice or memorization

improv


off the dome

infer

infer

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

reference


form

cognomen

cognomen

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

nome


code name

Filament

Filament

a thin threadlike object

filet


flat

obtrusive

obtrusive

pushing forward or outward; intruding or forcing in an unwarranted manner

intrusion


protrude

affront

affront

A challenge insult; an insolent confrontation; to offend by such

confront


assault

alimentary

alimentary

pertaining to nourishment or food; nourishing

dairy


elementary

morose

morose



gloomy; dejected; sullen; ill-humored

mourn


remorse

calumny

calumny

a false and injurious accusation or statement ; slander; defamation

calamity


libel

morass

morass

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

mess


grass

extirpated

extirpated

eradicated; erased; uprooted

expire


extinct

infamous

infamous

famous for bad qualities; notorious; vile

mafia


sinner

adage

adage

an old saying of instructive value; a proverb

age


sage

filch

filch

to steal slyly, usually something of little value

lifting


theif

obsequious

obsequious

excessively servile; overly obidient or attentive; fawning

obedient


obsesive

affulence

affulence

great material abundance; wealth; opulence

fluent


emmense

alacrity

alacrity

eager and cheerful willingness or readiness.

electric


laugh

motif

motif

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

motive


motto

motley

motley

of many different colors or varied characteristics; heterogeneous

multi


a lot



callow

callow

inexperienced; immature

coward


shallow

aperature

aperature

hole; opening

puncture


tear

essence

essence

perfume;

scent


presence

estranged

estranged

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

stranger


strangle

estuary

estuary

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

tributary


delta

misanthrope

misanthrope

one who hates or constantly distrusts mankind

miserable


lone

miscegenation

miscegenation

intermixing of races by marriage or sexual relations

segregation


mixed generation

mitigate

mitigate

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

mediate


arbitrate

subsume

subsume

to put into or include within a larger class or category

substitute


assume

ethereal

ethereal

light and airy; celestial; heavenly

cathedral


church

ethical

ethical

conforming to accepted to prescibed stanfords of conduct

ethics


think

blight

blight

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

bluff


plight