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evince

to show clearly

3

daub

to smear, cover over with paint

4

concilate

to soothe the anger of

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malign

to speak badly of

6

declaim

to speak dramatically

7

niggle

to spend excessive time on unimportant details

8

galvanize

to stimulate, startle into sudden activity

9

forment

to stir up, instigate

10

impinge

to strike, collide

11

connote

to suggest or imply

12

espouse

to support

13

careen

to swerve

14

inculcate

to teach earnestly

15

cogitate

to think

16

deem

to think, judge

17

doff

to throw off or away

18

cozen

to trick

19

gull

to trick, deceive

20

inveigle

to trick, lure

21

essay

to try, attempt

22

disinter

to uncover, dig up

23

incite

to urge to action

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exhort

to warn

25

lave

to wash or bathe

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enervate

to weaken

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flagellate

to whip

28

harry

to worry, torment

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nihilism

total rejection of established laws

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diaphanous

transparent

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insidious

treacherous

32

flippant

treating serious matters lightly

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chicanery

trickery

34

hackneyed

trite, commonplace, overused

35

ilk

type, sort, king

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infidel

unbeliever

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implacable

unbending

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impregnable

unconquerable

39

nonpareil

unequaled, unrivaled

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ingrate

ungrateful person

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catholic

universale, wide-ranging

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inexorable

unyielding

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gentry

upper class people

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exigent

urgent, critical

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laconic

using few words, concise

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dale

valley

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gelid

very cold

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fervid

very emotional

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improvident

wasteful

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occidental

western, opposite of oriental

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maelstrom

whirlpool

52

iniquity

wickedness

53

disconsolate

without hope

54

malapropism

word humorously misused

55

ingratiate

work ones way into another's favor

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effete

worn out, barren

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chaff

worthless matter

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nnugatory

worthless, invalid

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corrugate

wrinkled, ridged

60

malfeasance

wrongdoing

61

callow

young and inexperienced

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to show clearly

evince

64

to smear, cover over with paint

daub

65

to soothe the anger of

concilate

66

to speak badly of

malign

67

to speak dramatically

declaim

68

to spend excessive time on unimportant details

niggle

69

to stimulate, startle into sudden activity

galvanize

70

to stir up, instigate

forment

71

to strike, collide

impinge

72

to suggest or imply

connote

73

to support

espouse

74

to swerve

careen

75

to teach earnestly

inculcate

76

to think

cogitate

77

to think, judge

deem

78

to throw off or away

doff

79

to trick

cozen

80

to trick, deceive

gull

81

to trick, lure

inveigle

82

to try, attempt

essay

83

to uncover, dig up

disinter

84

to urge to action

incite

85

to warn

exhort

86

to wash or bathe

lave

87

to weaken

enervate

88

to whip

flagellate

89

to worry, torment

harry

90

total rejection of established laws

nihilism

91

transparent

diaphanous

92

treacherous

insidious

93

treating serious matters lightly

flippant

94

trickery

chicanery

95

trite, commonplace, overused

hackneyed

96

type, sort, king

ilk

97

unbeliever

infidel

98

unbending

implacable

99

unconquerable

impregnable

100

unequaled, unrivaled

nonpareil

101

ungrateful person

ingrate

102

universale, wide-ranging

catholic

103

unyielding

inexorable

104

upper class people

gentry

105

urgent, critical

exigent

106

using few words, concise

laconic

107

valley

dale

108

very cold

gelid

109

very emotional

fervid

110

wasteful

improvident

111

western, opposite of oriental

occidental

112

whirlpool

maelstrom

113

wickedness

iniquity

114

without hope

disconsolate

115

word humorously misused

malapropism

116

work ones way into another's favor

ingratiate

117

worn out, barren

effete

118

worthless matter

chaff

119

worthless, invalid

nnugatory

120

wrinkled, ridged

corrugate

121

wrongdoing

malfeasance

122

young and inexperienced

callow