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intricate
intricate
puzzlingly detailed; involved; complex



The maze pattern was the most ________ she had ever seen, with hundreds of loops and turns.

intrigue


code

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



The supervisor used __________ to get what he wanted from his employees.

damation


domination

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

person


characteristics

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



The source of my _______ is my ex-husband's new wife!

angry


hate

scalpel
scalpel
A surgeon must be an expert with a scalpel.



The surgeon operated on the patient in the hospital using a ______.

peel


scalp

sedulous
sedulous
steadily busy or attentive; dilligent



The painting was superb due to the _____ detail of the artist

studious


seductive

levity
levity
lack of seriousness; innapropriate lightheartedness.



I told a joke to add some ____ to the tense situation.

evil


TV

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


My husband never complains about anything and is ____ to all my vacation suggestions.

able


mendable

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



The old man was dying due to the ________ in his heart.

crypt


creeping

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



The ________ of the official was not tolerated, he was suspended from his job and he's currently under investigation.

may


false

filial
filial
pertaining to the relationship between children and their parents

father


phylum

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outdated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

parallel


rap

schizophrenic
schizophrenic
suffering from a mental disorder characterized by withdrawal from reality.

schism


frenze

moribund
moribund
near death or termination; dying

morrir


morbib

candelabrum
candelabrum
one large candleholder with branches supporting several candles

luminate


minora

anachronism
anachronism
something out of place in time; such a representation

acronym


chronological

latent
latent
existing but not energized; capable of later full development

later


talent

extemporary
extemporary
spoken or preformed without prior practice or memorization

off the dome


improv

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

nombre


code name

Filament
Filament
a thin threadlike object

flat


file

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

protude


obvious

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

offense


confront

alimentary
alimentary
pertaining to nourishment or food; nourishing

elementary


dairy

morose
morose
gloomy; dejected; sullen; ill-humored

mourn


remorse



calumny
calumny
a false and injurious accusation or statement ; slander; defamation
calmityclaim
morass
morass
a marsh or bog; a difficult place or situation to get out of

mess


grass

extirpated
extirpated
eradicated; erased; uprooted

expired


extinct

infamous
infamous
famous for bad qualities; notorious; vile

mafia


sin

adage
adage
an old saying of instructive value; a proverb

passage


sage

filch
filch
to steal slyly, usually something of little value

shop lifting


lifting

obsequious
obsequious
excessively servile; overly obidient or attentive; fawning

obedient


submissive

affluence
affluence
great material abundance; wealth; opulence

fluid


fluent

alacrity
alacrity


eager and cheerful willingness or readiness.

avidity


electric

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

motive


motto

motley

motley

of many different colors or varied characterstics, heterogeneous

miscellaneous


varied

callow
callow
inexperienced; immature

shallow


coward

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

congregation


mixed generated

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

mediate


message

subsume
subsume
to put into or include within a larger class or category

assume


sum

ethereal

ethereal

light and airy; celestial; heavenly

ether


cathedral

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