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Zenith
The highest point
Zealot
a person who shows great enthusiasm for a cause
Writhe
to twist or squirm (as in pain)
Wither
to dry up; to shrivel
Waive
to dispense with; to relinquish
Vicarious
taking the place of another; to live through others
Volatile
explosive
Vindictive
revengeful; unforgiving; bitter; spiteful
Viable
able to live or exist; practicable
Untenable
that which cannot be maintained or occupied; incapable of being defended or held
Unethical
not conforming to approved standards of behavior or professionally endorsed principles and practices
Unequivocal
plain; very clear in meaning
Saturate
to soak through and through; to fill completely
Rescind
to cancel; to take back; to repeal
Raze
to tear down completely; to destroy
Succinct
concise; to the point
Digress
to go off topic
Ostentatious
having to do with showing off
Appease
to make tranquil, peaceful, or quiet—especially by giving in to demands
Cordial
warm and friendly; amiable
Philanthropic
showing a desire to help others by giving gifts; charitable
Prodigal
wasteful; lavish
Squander
to spend money or time in a wasteful or careless way
Subordinate
inferior; lower in rank or status
Revere
to regard or think of highly with love and respect
Novel
new
Incipient
at a beginning or early stage
Expedite
to speed up; to make things work smoothly and quickly
Enhance
to make bigger or to make greater in value
Emulate
to look up to in a way that also makes one want to try to equal or surpass
Disparage
to discredit; to belittle
Coalesce
to grow together; to combine
Blithe
happy and cheerful
Atrophy
to waste away
Antithesis
the direct opposite
Impale
to pierce; to thrust through something
Contrive
to plot; to scheme; to devise a way
Stipulate
to specify; to include explicitly and specifically
Subjugate
to bring under control; to subdue
Reprimand
to rebuke (chastise) formally or severely