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abash

to humiliate or humble

accomplice

a partner in crime

balmy

mild and pleasant

camaraderie

spirited goodwill among friends

capacious

spacious or roomy

deadlock

a standstill between two unrelenting forces

eccentric

unconventional; strange

elite

the most superior group or class

fabricate

to make or create

garish

excessively decorated

haggard

appearing worn down and fatigued

illicit

not permitted by custom or law

imminent

on the verge of occurring

jaded

worn out; wearied

laborious

marked by or requiring hard or tedious work

malevolent

having an ill will, malicious

negligent

characterized by carelessness

obituary

a published notice of a death

panacea

a remedy for all diseases, evils or difficulties

paramount

of chief importance, supreme in rank

parody

a satirical imitation

quirk

a peculiarity of behavior; idiosyncrasy; specific habit

rambunctious

noisy, active and hard to control

salutation

a gesture or phrase that is used to greet, or recognize somebody

scapegoat

one that bears the blame of others

tangent

a digression or a sudden change of course

undermine

to weaken by wearing away or gradually

vanguard

leading position or people

wane

to decrease gradually in size

zealous

actively and unreservedly enthusiastic

accord

an agreement or treaty

adamant

unyielding

bane

a cause of death or ruin, the undoing

cataclysm

a violent and sudden upheaval

catalyst

an agent of change

decrepit

weakened or worn out, in bad condition

deduce

to infer from a general principle

emaciate

to make or become extremely thin

emancipate

to free from oppression, to liberate

facetious

humorous; sarcastic

genial

having a friendly disposition

heterogeneous

consisting of dissimilar parts

impeccable

perfect

impediment

a hindrance or obstruction

judicious

exhibiting prudent judgement

lackadaisical

lacking spirit, liveliness or interest

malign

to speak evil of

nondescript

lacking distinctive qualities

obsolete

ineffective or out of date

patriarch

a male ruler or male elder

pejorative

expressing criticism or disapproval

pert

stylish, vivacious, or saucy

rapport

a relationship of mutual trust

scrutinize

to examine carefully

servile

submissive or slave-like

tangible

discernible to touch; possible to experience

upbraid

to scold or reproach

veneer

a thin, superficial layer

wanton

immoral, excessive, or gratuitously cruel

zenith

the point of culmination

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