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abdicate

v. to cast off; to renounce a throne, high office, dignity, or function

antipathy

n. natural aversion or dislike; distaste

aversion

n. a strong dislike or disinclination

beguile

v. to lead by deception

chagrin

n. disquietude or distress of mind caused by humiliation, disappointment, or failure

disquietude

n. a state of uneasiness or anxiety

desecrate

v. to violate the sanctity of; to treat disrespectfully, irreverently or outrageously

enigma

n. something hard to understand or explain

immerse

v. to engross, absorb

mollify

v. to soothe in temper or disposition

paradigm

n. an outstandingly clear or typical example or archetype

archetype

n. a very typical example of a certain person or thing

reiterate

v. to state or do over again or repeatedly sometimes with wearying effect

anachronism

n. a person or thing that is chronologically out of place; especially: one from a former age that is incongruous in the present

incongruous

adj. not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something

boor

n. a rude or insensitive person

digress

v. to turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument

flagrant

adj. conspicuously offensive; especially: so obviously inconsistent with what is right or proper as to appear to be a flouting of law or morality

flouting

v. openly disregard (a rule, law, or convention)

inundate

v. to overwhelm

obliterate

v. to remove from existence: destroy utterly all trace, indication, or significance of

revelry

n. noisy partying or merrymaking

surmise

v. to imagine or infer on slight grounds

transient

adj. passing; especially: quickly into and out of existence

vex

v. to bring trouble, distress, or agitation to

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