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Alacrity

a cheerful readiness, brisk and eager action

Alleviate

to relieve, make more bearable

Antithesis

the direct opposite, a sharp contrast

Appal

to fill with dismay or horror

Bellicose

arlike in manner or temperament, quarrelsome

Disparage

to belittle, speak slightingly of, to undervalue

Dissonant

not in harmony, dissagreeing, at odds

Droll

Amusingly odd

Edict

an order issued by someone in authority

Elucidate

To clarify

Laud

To praise

Loll

to act in a lazy manner, to lounge, to recline, droop

loquacious

talkative, wordy, fond of talking

Magnanimous

generous in forgiving,above small meanness

Mandatory

Required

Nondescript

ordinary, not outstanding, not easily classified

Phlegmatic

slow-moving, sluggish, unemotional

Rescind

To cancel

Vivacious

Lively, full of energy

Whet

to sharpen, put an edge on, to make keen or eager