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Acrimony

bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostility (n.)

Acrimonious

marked by strong resentment or cynicism (adj.)

Ambivalent

having mixed, often opposing, feelings about something or someone; indecisive (adj.)

Ambivalence

mixed feelings or emotions (n.)

Cessation

a stopping, either final or temporary (n.)

Emaciated

very thin or wasted away, especially from lack of nourishment; scrawny (adj.)

Enclave

a distinct region or community enclosed within a larger territory (n.)

Engender

to bring into being, to produce (v.)

Exacerbate

to make more severe, bitter, or violent (v.)

Illicit

not allowed, improper, or unlawful (adj.)

Indigenous

naturally living or growing in a certain area; native (adj.)

Inexorable

not to be persuaded, stopped, or moved by entreaty or plea; relentless (adj.)

Infatuated

filled with excessive, shallow, or foolish love or desire (adj.)

Infatuation

foolish and usually extravagant passion or love or admiration (n.)

Insatiable

never satisfied; greedy (adj.)

Poignant

painfully moving, affecting, or touching (adj.)

Proselytize

to convert someone to a faith, belief, or cause (v.)

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