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fraught

distressed

rendezvous

a meeting

transmogrify

to change into a different form

churl

a bad-tempered person

churlish

rude

inveterate

settled

preponderance

of greater weight

effervescence

the quality of being bubbly or full of life

preternatural

surpassing the ordinary or normal

dour

harshly uninviting

ingenue

a naïve girl or young woman

ingenuous

innocent and naive

disingenuous

insincere

abstruse

difficult to understand

wry

amusing, ironic

agoraphobia

fear of open spaces

palindrome

a word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backward as forward

capitulate

to surrender

utopia

an ideal place

dystopia

a bad place

prepossessing

leaving a favorable impression

vitiate

to corrupt

indict

to charge with a crime; to accuse

fungible

interchangeable

imbroglio

difficult or embarrassing situation

panacea

remedy for all ills

patronize

to treat as inferior

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