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1

connected or attached to in a dependent, subordinate, or auxiliary manner, but not an inherent part of

adjunct

2

horrible; grim; ghastly; sinister

macabre

3

absurd; ridiculously clumsy; ludicrous; funny

farcical

4

carefree and self-confident in manner, elegant and gracious; charming; refined; suave

debonair

5

a strong liking; fondness; inclination; taste

penchant

6

to use up gradually; empty; exhaust

deplete

7

the use of tricks or clever talk to deceive or evade; trickery; subterfuge

chicanery

8

aggressive; lively; energetic; spirited; frisky

feisty

9

to make less severe; to become milder; diminish; alleviate

mitigate

10

to cheat; to fool or hoax; dupe; scam; trick

gull

11

the lowest point; bottom

nadir

12

ambiguous; intentionally vague; uncertain; cryptic

equivocal

13

family history; lineage; heredity

genealogy

14

incapable of being affected; resistant; invulnerable

impervious

15

of, relating to, or benefiting a son or daughter

filial