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antipathy

strong dislike, hostile feeling

applicable

capable of being applied; relevant, suitable

asset

seomthing of value, advantage

beset

to attack on all sides, surround, hem in

colossal

huge, gigantic, vast

compassion

sympathy, pity, strong feeling for another's suffering

decorum

proper behavior, good taste, orderliness

ephermeral

lasting a short time, very short-lived

exuberent

high spirites, enthusiastic, w/o reverse, lavish, abundant

facsimile

exact copy

imbibe

to drink in, to take into one's mind

implacable

unyielding; not to be satisfies or relieved

infintesimal

so small as to be almost nothing

innocuous

harmless;feeble; insignificant

patent

exclusive rights over an invention, to arrange or obtain such as rights; plain, open to view

prowess

bravery, unusual skill or ability

sedate

quiet, settled, sober

stipulate

to arrange specifically; to require as a condition of agreement

tranquility

peacefulness,calmness, quiet

ultimatum

final proposal or statement of conditions

alacrity

liveliness, cheerful willingness; brisk and eager action

alleviate

to make more bearable, relieve

antithesis

direct opposite, contrast

appall

to till with horror; to terrify

covetous

wanting things that belong to others, envious

disparage

to belittle, speak slightingly of

droll

amusingly odd

edict

order issued by somone in authority

elucidate

to make clear, explain

intervene

to come between, to enter a situation as a third party

laud

to praise

loll

to recline or lean in a lazy manner

loquacious

talkative, wordy, fond of talking

magnanimous

generous in forgiving, above small meanesses

mandatory

required, obligatory

nondescprit

ordinary, not outstanding;not easily classified

phlegmatic

slow-moving, calm, not easily moved

rescind

to repeal, cancel

vivacious

lively, sprightly full of energy

whet

to sharpen, make keen or eager

abrasive

causing irritation, having the effect of grinding or wearing down; substance used to smooth or polish

acclimate

to accustom to a new climate or conditions

chagrin

feeling of dissapointment or embarssment

concur

express agreement

defamation

slander, statement that harms a person's rep

fracas

noisy quarrel or brawl

grosteque

odd or unnatural in shape, appearance, or quality

obligate

to bind morally or legally

pandemonium

wild uproar; lawless confusion

predicament

difficult situation

raucous

disagreeably harsh-souding

receptive

responsive to ideas or suggestions

renounce

to give up entirely

repress

to hold back, to put down or check by force, to prevent from acting

reticent

not speaking freely, reserved

savory

tasty, pleasing in taste or smell

somnolent

sleepy, drowsy, inclined to sleep

venement

intense, emotional, powerful

voluble

characterized by a ready flow or words, glib, fluent

zealous

eager, earnest, devoted

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