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intricate

intricate

puzzlingly detailed; involved; complex

intrigue; intresting

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

person; fiction

antipathy

antipathy

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

anti; hatred

scalpel

scalpel

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

scrape; sharp

sedulous

sedulous

steadily busy or attentive; dilligent

studious; duty

levity

levity

lack of seriousness; innapropriate lightheartedness

levitation; witty

amenable

amenable

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

amen; bible

decrepitude

decrepitude

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

crippled ; creep

malfeasance

malfeasance

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

maleficent; mal

filial

filial

pertaining to the relationship between children and their parents

familia; 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

outdated; old

parody

parody

humorous and ridiculing imitation; a farce; a poor imitation

parrot; poor

schizophrenic

schizophrenic

suffering from a mental disorder characterized by withdrawal from reality.

psycho;crazy

moribund

moribund

near death or termination; dying

morbid; done

candelabrum

candelabrum

one large candleholder with branches supporting several candles

candle; lumier

anachronism

anachronism

something out of place in time; such a representation

not chronological; clock

latent

latent

existing but not energized; capable of later full development

late; lazy

extemporary

extemporary

spoken or preformed without prior practice or memorization

improvise; exhibit

infer

infer

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

info; inference

cognomen

cognomen

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

incognito; cop

Filament

Filament

a thin threadlike object

line; thin

obtrusive

obtrusive

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

observe; thrust

affront

affront

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

confront; offend

alimentary

alimentary

pertaining to nourishment or food; nourishing

lime; almonds

morose

morose

gloomy; dejected; sullen; ill-humored

mourn; remorse

calumny

calumny

a false and injurious accusation or statement ; slander; defamation

mean; curse

morass

morass

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

grass; moss

extirpated

extirpated

eradicated; erased; uprooted

exit; extract

infamous

infamous

famous for bad qualities; notorious; vile

mafia; bad famous

adage

adage

an old saying of instructive value; a proverb

advice; old age

filch

filch

to steal slyly, usually something of little value

lift; snatch

obsequious

excessively servile; overly obidient or attentive; fawning

servant; observant

affulence

affulence

great material abundance; wealth; opulence

influence; fluid

alacrity

alacrity

eager and cheerful willingness or readiness.

electricity; creativity

motif

motif

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

fit; mode

callow

callow

inexperienced; immature

calf; 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

anger; strangle

estuary

estuary

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

stream; tributary

misanthrope

misanthrope

one who hates or constantly distrusts mankind

atheist; miserable

miscegenation

miscegenation

intermixing of races by marriage or sexual relations

nation; nationality

mitigate

mitigate

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

gateway; mid

subsume

to put into or include within a larger class or category

subcategory; assume

ethereal

ethereal

light and airy; celestial; heavenly

real; feather

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

light

Motley

Motley

Of many different colors or varied characteristics; heterogenous

models; mutt