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Restraining oneself from something, typically alcohol
Obsequious flattery; Excessive admiration or praise
Appreciation of beauty
Spirit of friendliness; without serious disagreement
Belonging to a period other than that portrayed
Short and amusing interesting story
Not defined by name
Hostile / opposes
Having little to no rain
Showing great care and perseverance
The protection granted by a nation
Well meaning and friendly
Mutual trust and friendship
Express severe disapproval of someone
A route longer than the most direct way
A person who claims to have a supernatural power
Work jointly on an activity
Sympathetic pity and concern for the suffrage or misfortune of others
An Agreement or settlement of a dispute
Feeling of superiority
Conforms to accepted behaviour or established worship
Group of people assembled for religious worship
Process or state of converging
Causing harm or damage
Political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desire
Departure from main subject in speaking or writing
Showing care and conscientiousness in ones work or duties
Harm the good reputation of someone
Unworthy of someones respect
different, develop in different directions
Understand and share feelings of others
match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation.
Causing one to feel drained
Lasting for a short time
Passing out of sight/memory or existence
Intense irritation or annoyance
serving as a desirable model; representing the best of its kind.
make (guilt or an offense) seem less serious or more forgivable.
having a red or flushed complexion.
happening by accident or chance rather than design.
sparing or economical with regard to money or food.
(of a phrase or idea) lacking significance through having been overused; unoriginal and trite.
arrogantly superior and disdainful.
a person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the most important thing in life; a pleasure-seeker.
a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation.
acting or done quickly and without thought or care
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