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Inured (adj.)

Accustomed to accepting something undesireable

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Abate (v.)

To lessen

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Accolade (n.)

Expression of praise

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Adulation (n.)

Excessive praise

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Aesthetic (adj.)

dealing with/responsive to art/beautiful things

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Ameliorate (v.)

To make more tolerable

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Ascetic (n.)

One who practices strict self-denial

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Avarice (n.)

Greed, esp. for wealth

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Axiom (n.)

Universally recognized principle

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Burgeon (v.)

To grow rapidly or flourish

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Bucolic (adj.)

Rustic and pastoral

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Cacophony (n.)

Harsh, discordant sound

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Canon (n.)

Established set of codes/standards

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Castigation (n.)

Severe criticism or punnishment

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Caustic (adj.)

burning, corrosive

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Chary (adj.)

Wary, cautious

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Cogent (adj.)

Convincing, appealing to reason

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Complaisance (n.)

Willingness to comply with wishes of others

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Contentious (adj.)

Argumentative, causing controversy or disagreement

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Contrite (adj.)

Regretful, seeking forgiveness

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Dearth (n.)

Scarcity

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Demur (v.)

To question or oppose

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Didactic (adj.)

Intended to teach/instruct

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Disinterested (adj.)

Impartial

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Dogmatic (adj.)

Rigid opinion based on unproved principles

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Ebullience (n.)

Liveliness, enthusiasm

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Eclectic (adj.)

Composed of elements drawnn from various sources

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Elegy (n.)

Mournful poem esp wrt the dead

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Emollient (adj.)

Soothing, esp to skin

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Enigmatic (adj.)

Mysterious, obscure