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Commodious
Adjective
Roomy and Comfortable
Convenient
Malevolent
Adjective
Having or showing a wish to do evils to others.
Culinary
Adjective
Of or for cooking
Amend
Verb
Make better or improve
Pliable
Adjective
Easily bent, flexible
Inter
Verb
place (a corpse) in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites
Dearth
Noun
A scarcity or lack of something
Redress
Verb: remedy or set right (an undesirable or unfair situation).

Noun: remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance.
Supercilious
Adjectice
Behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to others
Meticulous
Adjective
Showing great attention to others
Waive
Verb
Refrain from insisting on or using
Stolid
Adjective
Calm, showing little attention
Turbulent
Adjective
Characterized by conflict
Finite
Adjective
Having limits or bounds
Perpetuate
Verb
make (something, typically an undesirable situation or an unfounded belief) continue indefinitely.
Musty
Adjective
Having a stale, moldy, or damp smell
Premeditate
Verb
Think out or plan beforehand
Coerce
Verb
Persuade to do something
Extirpate
Verb
Root out or destroy something
Esteem
Noun
Respect and admire
Punitive
Adjective
Inflicting or intended as a punishment
Chivalrous
Adjective
Courteous and gallant, especially towards women
Bequeath
Verb
Pass on or leave something to someone else
Unkempt
Adjective
Having an untidy or disheveled appearance
Infallible
Adjective
Incapable of making mistakes or being wrong
Reiterate
Verb
To say something again
Brandish
Verb
wave or flourish (something, especially a weapon) as a threat or in anger or excitement
Augment
Verb
Making something greater by adding to it
Ascertain
Verb
Finding something out for certain
Craven
Adjectiv
Comtemptibly lacking in courage, cowardly
Altruistic
Adjective
showing a disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others; unselfish.
Inopportune
Adjective
Occuring at an inconvenient time or inapropriate time
Indomitable
Adjective
Impossible go subdue or defeat
Somber
Adjective
Dark or dull in color or tone
Precedent
Noun: an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances.

Adjective: preceding in time, order, or importance.
Vociferous
Adjective
especially of a person or speech) vehement or clamorous.
Voluminous
Adjective
Occupying or containing much space
Grimace
Noun
An ugly, twisted expression on a persons face
Inclement
Adjective
Unplesestly cold or wet
Jeopardy
Noun
Danger of loss, harm, or failure
Intimation
Noun
A indication or bing
Affiliated
Adjective
(of a subsidiary group or a person) officially attached or connected to an organization.
Quintessence
Noun
The most perfect embodiment of something
Belligerent
Adjective
Hostile or aggression
Gibe
Noun
An insulting or mocking remark
Deploy
Verb
Move into action for military action
Apathy
Noun
Lack of interest, enthusiasm.
Uncanny
Adjective
Strange or mysterious
Adulterate
Verb
render (something) poorer in quality by adding another substance, typically an inferior one.
Dour
Adjective
Relentlessly severe, stern, or gloomy in manner or appearance
Converge
Verb
of lines) tend to meet at a point.
Supple
Adjective
Verb
bending and moving easily and gracefully; flexible.

Verb: make more flexible
Extol
Verb
To praise enthusiastically
Omniscient
Adjective
Knowing everything
Opulent
Adjective
Wealthy
Cursory
Adjective
hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed.
Invulnerable
Adjective
Impossible to harm
Supress
Verb
Forcibly put a end to
Artifice
Noun
clever or cunning devices or expedients, especially as used to trick or deceive others.
Nostalgia
Noun
a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.