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animosity

Strong dislike, bitter hostility,
apathy

a lack of feeling, emotion or interest

commend

to praise, express approval, to present as worthy attention

compatible

able to get along well or work together
decrepit

old and feeble, worn out

indemnity

a payment for damage or loss

inkling

a hint, vae notion

omnipotent

almighty, having unlimited power or authority

poignant

deeply affecting, touching, keen or sharp

rancor

bitter resentment or ill-will

acquiesce

to accept without protest
allure

to entice, tempt, to be attracted to

contentious
quarrelsome, inclined to argue

covet

to desire something belonging to another
crestfallen

discouraged, dejected, downcast

misconstrue

to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

obnoxious

highly offensive, arousing strong dislike

placid

calm, peaceful

potent

powerful, highly effective

protrude

to stick out, thrust forward

callous

emotionally hardened, unfeeling

clandestine

secret, concealed, underhanded

conflagration

a large destructive fire

elated

in high spirits, jubilant, extremely pleased

indulgent

yielding to the wishes or demands of others

implacable

not to be satisfied or pacified

infinitesimal

so small as to be almost immeasurable

patent

exclusive rights over an invention

sedate

quiet, settled, sober

stipulate

to arrange specifically, to require as a condition of an agreement

alleviate

to relieve, make more bearable
appall

to fill with dismay or horror

bellicose

warlike in manner or temperament

disparage

to belittle, speak slightingly of , under value

dissonant

not in harmony, disagreeing, at odds

receptive

open and responsive to ideas or suggestions

renounce

to give up or resign something

repress

to hold back, to put down or check by force
savory

tasty, appetizing, not sweet

voluble

characterized by a ready flow of words