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repulsive
causing aversion or disgust
unsightly
unpleasant to look at
unconcerned
unworried or not caring
tarnished
to become dirty; to lose luster
appease
to pacify, calm, or soothe
hyprocrites
a person who fakes having desirable qualities, but doesn't actually practice the qualities in their private life
gibberish
meaningless talk or writing
undisclosed
not made known
depriving
to withhold something from being enjoyed
hosiery
socks or stockings
exacerbate
to irritate or annoy
augment
to make larger
begrudgingly
to resent or be jealous
vanquish
to conquer with superior force
evade
to avoid or escape
obliterated
to remove all traces of something; to erase
pristine
fresh and clean
subsided
to become quiet or less active
agenda
a list or plan for what needs to be done
vex
to irritate or provoke; to be irritated
advocate
a person who speaks or writes in defense of another
quibbled
to find fault and criticize
affront
an offense or insult
chaos
a state of total disorder and confusion
vial
a small glass container
daunted
to be discouraged
admission
permission to enter
depict
to portray or represent
inadmissible
not allowed or admissible
apt
well suited to the given purpose
dapper
neat and tidy; clean cut
gloating
to feel or express arrogant self satisfaction
smuggles
to import or export goods in violation of the law
fiddling
strict loyalty or faithfulness
blazer
a sports jacket
verbose
characterized by the use of too many words
fathom
to understand or comprehend
pledged
to promise seriously
antiquities
things from the past; relics
emanating
to flow out
backfired
to bring an opposite result from that which was planned or expected
peril
something that may cause injury or harm; danger
passive
not reacting to something that might be expected to cause an emotional reaction
protruding
to stick out or thrust forward
squint
to look with eyes party closed
zeal
enthusiasm for a person or a cause
coveted
to wrongfully desire
waver
to doubt or go back and forth about a decision
expeditiously
characterized by quickness; prompt
livid
furiously angry; enraged
lunged
to thrust forward
curator
the person in charge of an art collection or museum
apprehended
to take into legal custody; to stop or arrest