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oblation

an offering for religious or charitable purposes

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harbinger

an omen or sign

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myrmidon

an unquestioning follower

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cherub

angel, innocent person

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dudgeon

anger, resentment

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indignant

angrasy as a result of unjust treatment

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fauna

animals of a certain area

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leviathan

anything vast or huge

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factitious

artificial

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ersatz

artificial, inferior substitute

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inchoate

at an early stage, just beginning

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gauche

awkward, tactless

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incorrigible

bad beyond correction

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incipient

beginning to exist or appear

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conversant

being familiar with

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fatalistic

believing that all things in life are inevitable

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elysian

bissful, heavenly

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diatribe

bitter criticism

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gall

bitterness

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culpable

blameworthy

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obstreperous

boisterous, unruly

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insolent

boldly disrespectful

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ennui

boredom

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compendium

brief summary

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eclat

brilliance, fame

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effervescent

bubbly, spirited

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onerus

burdensome, heavy

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halycon

calm

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indelible

cant be erased

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insouciant

carefree

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jaunty

carefree, confident

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heedless

careless

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invidious

causing resentment, offensive

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emetic

causing vomiting

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charnel

cemetery

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cynosure

center of attention

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certitude

certain

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mercurial

changeable, fickle, erratice

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drivel

childish nonsense, stupid talk

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dank

chilly and wet

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coterie

close circle of friends

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crony

close friend

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consanquinity

close relationship, usually by blood

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cudgel

club, thick stick

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maladroit

clumsy, unskillful

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menagerie

collection of wild or strange animals

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nascent

coming into being, being born

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dossier

complete group of documents containing detailed information

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nexus

connection, tie among the units of a group

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connivance

conspiracy

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cogent

convincing

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emendation

correction

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gumption

courage and initiative

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mettle

courage, spirit

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doughty

courageous, worthy

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craven

cowardly

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malediction

curse

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carrion

decaying flesh

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guile

deceit

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crestfallen

dejected, humbled

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an offering for religious or charitable purposes

oblation

63

an omen or sign

harbinger

64

an unquestioning follower

myrmidon

65

angel, innocent person

cherub

66

anger, resentment

dudgeon

67

angrasy as a result of unjust treatment

indignant

68

animals of a certain area

fauna

69

anything vast or huge

leviathan

70

artificial

factitious

71

artificial, inferior substitute

ersatz

72

at an early stage, just beginning

inchoate

73

awkward, tactless

gauche

74

bad beyond correction

incorrigible

75

beginning to exist or appear

incipient

76

being familiar with

conversant

77

believing that all things in life are inevitable

fatalistic

78

bissful, heavenly

elysian

79

bitter criticism

diatribe

80

bitterness

gall

81

blameworthy

culpable

82

boisterous, unruly

obstreperous

83

boldly disrespectful

insolent

84

boredom

ennui

85

brief summary

compendium

86

brilliance, fame

eclat

87

bubbly, spirited

effervescent

88

burdensome, heavy

onerus

89

calm

halycon

90

cant be erased

indelible

91

carefree

insouciant

92

carefree, confident

jaunty

93

careless

heedless

94

causing resentment, offensive

invidious

95

causing vomiting

emetic

96

cemetery

charnel

97

center of attention

cynosure

98

certain

certitude

99

changeable, fickle, erratice

mercurial

100

childish nonsense, stupid talk

drivel

101

chilly and wet

dank

102

close circle of friends

coterie

103

close friend

crony

104

close relationship, usually by blood

consanquinity

105

club, thick stick

cudgel

106

clumsy, unskillful

maladroit

107

collection of wild or strange animals

menagerie

108

coming into being, being born

nascent

109

complete group of documents containing detailed information

dossier

110

connection, tie among the units of a group

nexus

111

conspiracy

connivance

112

convincing

cogent

113

correction

emendation

114

courage and initiative

gumption

115

courage, spirit

mettle

116

courageous, worthy

doughty

117

cowardly

craven

118

curse

malediction

119

decaying flesh

carrion

120

deceit

guile

121

dejected, humbled

crestfallen