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Baleful

Threatening

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Balk

Refuse to deal with something

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Banter

Light teasing remarks

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Bard

Poet

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Baroque

Flamboyant style of architecture and art

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Barrage

Attacking flow of something

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Bedeck

Decorate

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Begrudging

Ungenerous

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Beleaguer

Annoy

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Belie

To contrast with; show to be false

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Belligerent

Hostile and aggressive

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Bemoan

Lament; to express grief or disappointment about something

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Bequeath

Leave someone something in will

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Bereave

Deprive through death

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Bereft

Lacking; sense of loss

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Beseech

Beg

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Bifurcate

Divide in two

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Bilk

Cheat

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Bivalve

Mollusk with hinged shell

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Blandishment

Flattery & enticements

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Blight

Ruin

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Blithe

Casual

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Bohemian

Artist who lives free of regard for conventional rules and practices

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Bolster

Encourage through support

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Bombastic

Pompous, ostentatiously lofty in style

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Boon

Great benefit

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Boorish

Ill mannered

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Bourgeois

Capitalist; relating to social class that owns most the wealth

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Broach

To bring up a difficult/awkward subject

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Bungle

Spoil something

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Burgeon

To flourish/develop rapidly

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Buttress

Wall support

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Byzantine

Extremely complex or intricate