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adversary
an opponent or enemy
capricious
subject to impulse, whim, or unpredictability
cumbersome
difficult to handle due to weight or size
exacerbate
to increase the severity of; to aggravate
hierarchy
a structure of rank, especially the highest positions
insatiable
impossible to satisfy
meander
to wander aimlessly; to follow a winding course
overt
open and observable; not concealed or hidden
piety
a state of devotion and reverence, especially to a supreme being or family
rebut
to offer opposing arguments or evidence
squabble
to argue noisily over petty things; a noisy argument over a petty matter
treachery
the intentional betrayal of trust; a specific intentional betrayal of trust
validate
to confirm as official, legal, or legitimate
ambulatory
able to walk
cacophony
harsh, strident sound
amendment
an alteration or correction
calliope
an organ-like musical instrument having a keyboard that operates steam whistles
clairvoyance
the power to see things that are invisible to the senses
didactic
intended to instruct, guide, or teach
epic
impressive and magnificent; beyond ordinary
epic
; a long, narrative poem detailing the deeds of a hero
gruff
stern and blunt in manner
gruff
harsh-sounding; hoarse
incomprehensible
difficult or impossible to understand
lurch
to move slowly and unsteadily;
lurch
to move suddenly
ocular
of or relating to the eye or the sense of sight
palatable
acceptable to the taste; acceptable to the mind
quiver
to tremble rapidly; a shaky or trembling motion;
quiver
a case for holding arrows
residual
left over, as after the end of a process
stoic
seemingly indifferent to pain, grief, or pleasure
tirade
a long, angry speech
voracious
eager to eat; greedily hungry
voracious
having an insatiable appetite for a thing or activity
amass
to collect; to gather together
bravado
a showy or false display of courage
commiserate
to feel or to express sorrow; to sympathize
deter
to prevent from doing or happening
euphemism
an inoffensive term substituted for an offensive term
fledgling
a young bird just ready to fly;
fledgling
an inexperience person; young and inexperienced
lavish
extravagant and abundant
lavish
; excessively generous
menagerie
a collection of animals on display
occult
of or dealing with magic or the supernatural
peripheral
of, near, or related to the outer edge or boundary
profusion
a great quantity or amount; an abundance
recluse
a person who lives a secluded, solitary life
skittish
nervously excitable
tangible
actual; real; capable of being perceived by the senses
undulate
to move in or cause to move in wavelike motion