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Contrite

Regretful, feeling guilty

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Contemporary

Modern

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Contentious

Quarrelsome, fond of arguing

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Hypocrite

A person who claims to be what he or she is not

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Deplete

To use up

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Discursive

Rambling, unfocused

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Tyranny

Absolute power that is often cruel

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Accolade

Praise; a statement of approval

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Daunt

To intimidate; to discourage

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Enigmatic

Mysterious, puzzling

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Verbose

Wordy

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Audacity

Boldness

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Homogeneous

Made up of similar parts

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Ambivalent

Uncertain; having conflicting feelings

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Expedite

To speed up

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Arable

Fit to grow plants on; fertile

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Subtle

Difficult to detect or understand

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Coherent

Consistent; logically connected

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Censure

To criticize

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Garrulous

Talkative

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Flagrant

Obvious, blatant

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Squander

To waste; to spend foolishly

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Austere

Strict; severely simple

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Tranquil

Calm, peaceful

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Articulate

Able to speak clearly and effectively

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Viable

Workable; able to remain alive

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Gregarious

Friendly, sociable

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Clemency

Mercy; gentleness in punishing

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Burgeon

To grow rapidly

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Inception

Beginning

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Profuse

Very abundant; giving freely

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Wither

To become dry or lifeless

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Elicit

To bring out, cause to happen

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Adulation

Excessive praise

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Stolid

Unemotional; not easily excited

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Indifferent

Having no preference

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Dearth

Scarcity, limited supply

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Altruistic

Concerned for the welfare if others

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Vilify

To speak ill of; to slander

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Furtive

Secretive, stealthy

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Dissent

To disagree

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Mitigate

To relieve, lessen, alleviate

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Advocate

To support; speak in favor of

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Cognizant

Aware

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Miser

A person who saves money excessively

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Revere

To respect, admire

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Pacifist

A person who favors peace

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Incontrovertible

Indisputable, undeniable

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Alacrity

Eagerness, cheerful willing ness

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Garner

To get; to acquire