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(n.) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence
(v.) to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning; protest, complain
(v.) to plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement
(adj.) causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
(n.) shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; and overshadowing influence or power; offense, resentment; a vague suspicion
(adj.) excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty, oily; pliable
(adj.) pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
(n.), (v.) saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense; to let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense or childish twaddle; to waste or fritter away foolishly
(v.) to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others (sometimes used in a critical or derogatory sense)
(adj.) belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part
(adj.) (v.) (n.) mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means; to hide, conceal; eclipse; matters involving the supernatural
(v.) (adj.) (n.) to fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height, to give distinct form to; characterized by excessive haste; moisture; the product of an action or process
(adj.) strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
(v.) (n.) to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess;likely idea that lacks definite proof
(n.) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend
(adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cause or character; accidental, not essential; (medicine) acquired, not congenital
(v.) to direct or order; to prescribe a course of action in an authoritative way; to prohibit
(n.) (v.) a state of great excitement, agitation, or turbulence;to be in or work into such a state; to produce alcohol by chemical action
(adj.) not decisive or definite; unwilling to take a clear position or to say yes or no
(v.) to steal something that has been given into one's trust; to take improperly for one's own use
(n.) a natural or habitual inclination or tendency (especially of human character or behavior)
(adj.) resistant to lawful authority; having the purpose of overthrowing an established government
(adj.) thin, slender, not dense; lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance or significance; lacking a sound basis, poorly supported
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