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Tractable

Easily managed, led,or taught

Reminisce

To recollect and tell of the past

Sanguine

Cheerful

Reproach

To criticize or express disappointment

Divergent

Drawing apart from a commonpath, differing from one another

Despair

A complete loss of hope

Exonerate

To free from blame or responsibility

Juxtapose

To place side by side

Evasive

Tending to escape

Cursory

Performed with haste and little attention to detail

Disparage

To speak of in an insulting way

Elite

Superior in status

Bane

Cause of death or ruin

Defer

To submit or yield to another's wish or opinion

Averse

Reluctant

Enmity

Hatred

Guile

Skillful deceit

Dogmatic

Stubbornly and arrogantly opinionated

Warrant

To justify

Frenetic

Wildly excited frenzied or frantic

Convoluted

Complicated

Plausible

Believable

Hail

To salute or greet

Enunciate

To pronounce with clarity

Felicity

Great happiness

Ecstasy

Intense joy or delight

Eloquent

Well spoken

Nurture

To help develop, to nourish

Tedious

Tiresomely long or boring

Daunt

To intimidate or lessen's one's courage

Assess

To make a judgement about

Melancholy

Sad, gloomy

Diligent

Hard-working

Concord

Agreement

Haughty

Snobbish, overly proud

Garish

Flashy,tastelessly loud and brightly colored

Curtail

To cut short

Deter

To prevent or discourage from acting

Veiled

Concealed or disguised

Inquisitive

Showing curiosity

Discord

Lack of agreement, quarreling

Equanimity

Calmness

Inflammatory

Arousing strong emotion, esp. anger

Debilitate

To weaken

Reiterate

To repeat

Impartial

Not biased

Nonchalant

Casually unconcerned (sometimes falsely)

Dilatory

Tending to delay,late or slow

Superfluous

Extra, unnessary

Condescend

To deal with people in a superior manner

Acrimony

Hostility

Prodigious

Enormous, extra ordinary

Mediocre

Ordinary, so-so

Mandate

To authoritative command

Resignation

Acceptance of something as incapable, submission

Fervent

Greatly emotional or enthusiastic

Eclectic

Having elements from a variety of sources

Composed

Calm

Versatile

Capable of doing many things competently

Scathing

Harshly critical

Commend

To praise

Underscore

To emphasize

Transient

Existing for a short period of time

Urbane

Polite, suave and cultivated in manner

Meticulous

Extremely careful

Disseminate

To spread out

Censure

To criticize severely

Surreptitous

Done or made secret by stealthy means

Aspire

To have great ambition

Reprenhensible

Deserving of criticism or disapproval

Exalt

To elevate, glorify or praise

Flamboyant

Highly elaborate, showy

Sagacious

Insightful, wise

Paradox

A seemingly contradictory statement that may nonetheless be true

Inudate

To overwhelm with, to flood

Rancor

Hostility

Sanction

To give official authorization or approval to

Mercenary

Motivated solely by a desire for monetary or material gain

Induce

To bring about the occurance of

Voluble

Characterized by ready and rapid speech

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