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Disreputable

Not respectable, bad reputation

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Effervescent

Highly spirited

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Conciliatory

Intended to lessen another's anger

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Annotate

To explain or discuss through a note

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Malediction

A recital of words intended to harm

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Excruciating

Extremely painful

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Tangible

Able to be grasped or perceived

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Glutton

One who wants or takes to much

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Admonition

Gentle scolding

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Sentiment

A feeling about something

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Inquisitive

Curious, asking many questions

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Evocative

Calling forth a vivid image or impression

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Colloquial

Of or related to informal speech, conversational

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Prescient

Showing knowledge of events before they happen

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Despondent

Lacking all hope

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Palatable

Acceptable, satisfactory

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Rancid

Rotten, spoiled

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Precaution

An action taken against danger ahead of time

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Irrational

Not based on reason or logic

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Imprecation

A curse

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Declaim

To speak loudly and with feeling

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Aesthetic

Having to do with beauty or order

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Abrogate

To cancel, to repeal

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Stagnant

Unhealthy due to lack of movement

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Erroneous

Wrong or inaccurate

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Degrade

To lower in dignity or esteem

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Circumvent

To avoid by going around

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Incursion

An attack or raid on others territory

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Indolent

Lazy, averse to work

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Antipathy

Hostility or hatred

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Dissuade

To convince one not to do something

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Olfactory

Having to do with sense of smell

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Virile

Manly

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Pandemic

Having an effect on a large area or region

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Apolitical

Having no interest in politics, not political

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Civility

Politeness or courteousness

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Acrid

Stinging or biting in odor or taste

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Avarice

desire for wealth, greed

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Insipid

Dull, uninteresting

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Odoriferous

Giving off an odor