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ameliorate

become better: make better: improve;enhance.

detriment/detrimental

injury, damage, or something that causes it; disadvantage./harmful; damaging.

harmony/harmonious

peaceable or friendly relations; accord; agreement; tranquillity; concord./friendly;amicable.

impediment/impede

something that hinders or obstructs; hindrance; obstacle./interfere with or slow the progress of; hinder; obstruct.

indolent/indolence

disposed to avoid exertion; lazy; idle; lethargic./idleness; laziness.

parsimonious

unduly sparing in the spending of money;stingy; miserly; tightfisted.

reticent/reticence

inclined to be silent or secretive; uncommunicative; reserved./restraint in communicating.

retort

answer; reply sharply or angrily./ quick, witty, or sharp reply; answer.

subvert

overturn or overthrow from the foundation; undermine.

tractable

easily led, taught, or controlled; yielding; docile; amenable.

ebullient/ebullience

overflowing with enthusiasm; exuberant; effervescent; high-spirited; vivacious./ exuberance.

exhort

arouse by words; advise srongly; urge.

finicky

excessively concerned with trifles or details; hard to please; fussy; particular; fastidious; persnickety.

gall (n.)

brazen boldness; nerve.

inane

lacking significance or sense; pointless; silly; insipid; jejune; vapid.

Occident

west; countries of America and Europe.

peruse/perusal

read; look at fairly attentively; study./reading; study.

spurn

thrust aside with disdain or contempt; reject.

stipend

fixed pay for services; salary; regular allowance awarded a scholarship winner.

wane

decrease in power or size; dwindle; decline; sink.

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