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ardous
difficult, grueling, strenuous
cringe
bend one's head and body in fear
debacle
a collapse, failure, disaster, catastrophe
denounce
to put down, criticize, or condemn
detrimental
harmful, destructive
disinherit
to disown or deprive of an inheritance, to reject, deny
envoy
representative, delegate
haughty
rude, arrogant
humane
kind, compassionate
humble
modest (doesn't show off)
incite
to provoke, urge, or start (as an argument or fight) taunt, tantalize
inherent
inborn, natural, or innate
insight
understanding, grasp
maim
harm, injure, hurt
melancholy
very sad, depressing
meticulous
precise, exact
obstinate
stuborn
onset
the beginning or start
overhaul
fix, repair, redo
presume
to suppose or take for granted
mundane
ordinary
perjury
falsehood
arduous
grueling
gratify
satisfy
vasabond
beggerd
emblem
symbol
mirth
humor
hearty
exuberant
relinquished
give up
nostalgic
sentiment or homesick
perched
the way a bird sits
prevailed
to overcome
superficial
care about materialistic things
shallow
of little depth
frugal
cheap
acclaim
to praise enthusiastically and publicly
covet
to yearn possess or have something
inundate
a flood or figuratively overwhelm someone
sedimentary
rock that has formed from sediment deposited by water or air
trivial
little value or importance
stark
severe or bare in appearance or outline
ascertain
find out for certain
vocation
a peron's employment or main occupation
auxiliary
providing supplementary help or support
renounce
refuse to recognize
abate
become less in amount or intensity