15 terms

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acrimony
(n) bitterness or sharpness or templer, manner, or speech; hostility

- acrimonious (adj) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
affinity
(n) attraction for someone or something with which one feels a closeness or kinship
ambivalent
(adj) having mixed, often opposing feelings about something or someone; indecisive

- ambivalence (n) Indecision; experiencing contradictory emotions
cessation
(n) a stopping, either final or temporary
emaciated
(adj) very thin or wasted away, especially from lack of nourishment; scrawny
enclave
(n) a distinct region or community enclosed within a larger territory
engender
(v) to bring into being; to produce
exacerbate
(v) to make more severe, bitter, or violent
illicit
(adj) not allowed, improper, or unlawful
indigenous
(adj) naturally living or growing in a certain area; native
inexorable
(adj) not to be persuaded, stopped, or moved by entreaty or plea; relentless
infatuated
(adj) filled with excessive, shallow, or foolish love or desire

- infatuation (n) excessive, shallow, or foolish love or desire
insatiable
(adj) never satisfied; greedy
poignant
(adj) painfully moving, affecting, or touching
proselytize
(v) to convert someone to a faith, belief, or cause