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Evil in nature or effect; malevolent.

Malignity

1

Kindness or tolerance toward others.

Benignity

2

A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant; a short delay permitted before an unpleasant obligation is met or a punishment is carried out.

Respite

3

An attempt to make something that is not the case appear true; a false display of feelings, attitudes, or intentions.

Pretence

4

(Of a person or their appearance) lacking good manners, refinement, or grace; (especially of art or language) lacking sophistication or delicacy.

Uncouth

5

Expressed or felt disapproval of.

Reprobated

6

Incapable of producing any useful result; pointless.

Futile

7

A public speech or published text in praise of someone or something.

Panegyric

8

A violent uprising against an authority or government.

Insurrection

9

Difficult to understand; obscure.

Abstruse

10

A feeling of triumphant elation or jubilation; rejoicing.

Exultation

11

Abnormally thin or weak, especially because of illness or lack of food.

Emaciated

12

A metal made by combining two or more metallic elements, especially to give greater strength or resistance to corrosion.

Alloy