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disparate / disparity

being unequal. different

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dispirited

dishearten. to lower in spirit

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dissolute

lacking moral restraint

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divisive

creating dissension or discord

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doctor

to falsify or change in such a way to make favorable to oneself

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dogmatic

authoritative, arrogant assertion or unproved principles

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doleful

filled with grief. mournful

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domineering

to rule over or control arrogantly

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dour

stubborn

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drab

faded and dull

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droll

amusingly odd or comical

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dubious

with uncertainty or doubt. undecided

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duplicity

deceptiveness in behavior

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dynamic

characterized by continuous change or progress

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eccentric

departing from a recognized pattern

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eclectic

made up if elements from variety of sources

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effete

exhausted. depleted of vitality

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efficacious

producing a desired effect

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effrontery

brazen boldness

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effusive

overflowing. excessive in emotional expression.

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elaborate

to express at greater detail

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elicit

to bring or draw out

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elitist

the belief that certain people deserve favored treatment by their intellect, social status, or financial resources

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elucidate

to make clear

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elude

to evade or escape from by cleverness

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elusive

tending to avoid capture, perception, memory

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emanate

to one or send forth from a source

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eminent

standing out above others of high rank. great

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empathy

identification understanding of another's situation, feelings

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emphatic

forceful and definite in expression

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emulate

to strive to equal or excel through imitation

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endorse

to give approval of by public statement

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enervated

to weaken or destroy the strength and vitality

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ennui

boredom. listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest

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enrapture

to fill with delight

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enthrall

captivate

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enumerate

to count off. list

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ephemeral

lasting for a brief time

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epiphany

comprehension of reality by sudden realization

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epitome

example of a class or type

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equanimity

quality of being calm and even tempered

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eradicate

to get rid of as if by tearing up by the roots

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erroneous

containing error. mistaken

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esoteric

understood by only a particular groups

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ethereal

characterized by lightless intangible

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euphoric

feeling of great happiness

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evade

to escape or avoid by cleverness

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evocation

creation anew through power or imagination

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evocative

tending or having the power to draw forth or bring

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exacerbate

to increase the severity

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exacting

precise

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exasperate

to make very angry

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exemplary

worthy of imitation

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exhaustive

thorough. treating all parts without omission

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exhilaration

the state of being stimulated or refreshed

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exhort

to urge by strong argument, advice

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exonerated

to be declared not guilty of criminal activity

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exorbitant

exceeding all bounds. excessive

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expeditious

acting or done with speed and efficiency

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exploitation

utilization of another person for selfish purposes

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exquisite

characterized by beautiful design

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extol

to praise highly

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exuberant

full of unrestrained enthusiasm or joy

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fabrication

a lie

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facile

done with little effort. easy

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facsimiles

exact copy or reproduction

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fanaticism

excessive zeal

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fanfare

pec tackler public display

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fart

audible discharge of intestinal gas that may cause others to leave the room

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fastidious

displaying careful attention to details

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fathom

to comprehend

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fawn

to seek favor by flattery and obsequious behavior

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feckless

lacking purpose. ineffective

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feign

to fake

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felicity

great happiness

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fervor

intensity of emotion

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fidelity

faithfulness to duties

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finite

limited

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fledgling

young and inexperienced person

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flimsy

light, thin, insubstantial

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flippant

marked by disrespectful levity or casualness

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flop

complete failure

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florid

very ornate. flowery

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flourish

to grow well. thrive

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foreshorten

to reduce the length of

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fortify

to strengthen. invigorate

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fortitude

strength of mind that allows one to endure pain

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fortuitous

happening by accident

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fractious

inclined to make trouble

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frugal

practicing by economy, expenditure of money

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fruitless

unproductive

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furnish

to supply with what is needed

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furtive

surreptitious. secret

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galling

to ikr or exasperate. make angry

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galvanize

stimulate. to arose to awareness or action

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gauze

thin, transparent fabric

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gloat

to feel or express great, malicious pleasure or self satisfaction

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glut

excess. too much

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grim

uninviting in aspect. forbidding

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grumbler

to complain in a surly manner mutter discontentedly