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avid

having a strong desire for, to the point of greed

eager, enthusiastic

brusque

abrupt in manner or speech; gruff

concise

short and to the point

demean

to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or character

degrading

despicable

deserving contempt or scorn

emulate

to try and equal; to imitate

evoke

to call forth; to produce

creating something again, esp through the imagination (adj)

excruciating

very painful

inaugurate

to install in office with a formal ceremony

pervade

to spread throughout

proprietor

the owner of a store or other business

pseudonym

a fictious name used by an author; a pen name

rebuff

to reject bluntly

to drive back

resilient

capable of recovering quickly from misfortune

turbulent

chaotic, unruly

great disturbance or agitation

rapid changes in wind speed and direction in the atmosphere

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