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probity

complete honesty and integrity

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profigate

corrupt, degenerate

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proliferate

to increase in number quickly

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propitiate

to conciliate, appease

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pudence

wisdom, caution, or restraint

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pulchritude

beauty

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pusillanimous

cowardly

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querulous

inclined to complain, irritable

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redress

relief from wrong or injury

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repast

meal or mealtim

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replete

abundantly supplied, complete

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repose

relaxation, leisure

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requite

to return or repay

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reticent

silent, reserved

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ribald

humurous in a vulgar way

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sanguine

cheerfully optimistic

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sedition

behavior that promotes revellion or civil disorder

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sinecure

well paying jorb that requires little work

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slake

to calm down or moderate

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sobriquet

nickname

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solecism

grammatical mistake

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specious

deceptively attractive, seemingly plausible but fallacious

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stentorian

extremely loud

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sublime

lofty or grand

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sully

to tarnish or taint

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surfeit

excessive amount

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sybarite

person devoted to pleasure and luxury

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Sycophant

self serving flatterer, yes man

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symbiosis

cooperation, mutual helpfulness

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toady

one who flatters in hope of gaining favors

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transitory

temporary, lasting brief time

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Trenchant

acute, sharp, incisive

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Tyro

beginner, novice

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Umbrage

offense, resentment

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Unconscionable

unscupulous, shockingly unfair or unjust

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upbraid

to scold sharply

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usury

practice of lending money at exorbitant rates

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Variegated

varied, marked with different colors

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Veracity

filled with truth and accuracy

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Vernal

related to spring, fresh

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Vestige

a trace, remnant

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Vicissitude

a change or variation, fluctuation

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vim

vitality and energy

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Vituperate

to abuse verbally, to berate

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voluble

talkative, speaking easily, glib

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Wan

sickly pale

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Wanton

undisciplined, unrestrained, reckless

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wizened

shriveled, withered, wrinkled

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Wraith

ghost or spector

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Zephyr

gentle breeze, something airy or unsubstantial