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industrious

diligent; hard-working

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intangible

not able to be perceived by touch

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kindred

related; belonging to the same family

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lucid

easily understood; clear; intelligible

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memnto

token; reminder

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munitions

material used in war, ammunition

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obnoxious

offensive; objectionable

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outspoken

candid; outdo

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penchant

strong inclination; liking

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pique

irritation; resentment

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pique

irritation; resentment

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predispose

to set up or influence a behavior or condition; to lay the ground work for

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propitiate

appease

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quirk

startling twist; caprice

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redoubtable

formidable; causing fear

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resolute

set in purpose, steadfast, earnest, determined, unwavering

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salubrious

tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome

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sinewy

tough; strong and firm

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stark

empty or bare; blunt; complete or utter; extreme

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sullen

silent and unpleasant; dark; gloomy, or dispiriting; sulky

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tenet

doctrine; dogma

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trek

travel; journey

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unremitting

existing or occurring without interruption or exception

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viscid

adhesive; gluey

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absolve

pardon (an offense)

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amalgamate

combine; untie in one body

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artful

sly; crafty

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belated

delayed

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bulwark

earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends

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chisel

wedge like tool for cutting

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concurrent

happening at the same time

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controvert

oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict

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decipher

interpret secret code

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desolate

rob of joy; lay waste to; forsake

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dispassionate

calm; impartial

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egalitaria

advocating the doctrine of equal rights for all citizens; a person who advocates equal rights

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episodic

loosely connected; divided into incidents

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expedient

suitable; practical; politic

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fiat

an authoritative, often arbitrary, decree or order

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fresco

painting on plaster (usually fresh)

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grotesque

bizarre or outlandish, as in character or appearance

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ignoble

unworthy; base in nature; not noble

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improvident

thriftless

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ineffable

unutterable; cannot be expressed in speech

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intercede

to intervene, act as an intermediate agent

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knave

untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel

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lucrative

profitable

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menagerie

collection of wild animals

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mural

wall painting

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obsequious

slavishly attentive; servile; sycophantic