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Callow

Young and inexperienced

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Contemporary

A person living daring the same period as another

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Cynical

Doubtful of the sincerity of others' motives;
skeptical

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Despot

A ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control
Over a group of people

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Enunciate

To pronounce

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Impediment

Anything that get in the way

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Impoverish

To make poor

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Indolent

Indulging in ease; avoiding exertion; lazy

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Sagacious

Showing sound judgement; wise

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Secular

Worldly; not connected with a church or religion

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Speculate

To think about or make guess

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Strife

Conflict or struggle

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Venerate

To show great value

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Voracious

Ravenous; desiring and eating a large amount of
food

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Wane

To get; dimmer or weaker; to near an end

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Apropos

Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt.

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Ascendancy

Controlling influenced; domination

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Assess

To analyze and determine the nature, value, or importance of.

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Aver

To declare positively; to state as the truth

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Concede

To admit to be true; often reluctantly

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Deficient

Lacking

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Dogma

An unproven principle or belief held to be true

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Embody

To put an idea into a form that can be seen

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Impart

To make known; disclose

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Oratory

The art of public speaking

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Propagate

To reproduce

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Proponent

Someone who proses or support an idea; an advocate

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Rudimentary

Not yet fully developed

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Sojourn

A visit or temporary stay

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Vociferous

Making one's feeling known on a loud way

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Amorous

Expressing love or the state of being love

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Belittle

To present or speak of as unimportant or of little value.

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Censure

To blame or find fault with

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Deem

To confide to believe

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Divulge

To make known something secret; to revel

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Exorbitant

Exceeding normal or bounds; greater or more than seems reason able

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Expostulate

To argue earnestly in an attempt to dissuade or show strong disapproval

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Fateful

Having great or significant consequences

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Ingrate

An ungrateful person

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Injunction

An order or command

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Moribund

Close to death; in a dying state

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Subsidize

To support by giving financial

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Sumptuous

Extravagantly splendid or costly; luxurious

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Voluble

Characterize by a ready flow of words; talking active

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Adroit

Clever at dealing with difficult situation, adept,skillful

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Affront

To insult or offend deliberately

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Avocation

An activity pursued for pleasure;a hobby

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Crusade

A prolonged, impassioned struggle for what is believed to be just cause

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Definite

Supplying a final a answer; conclusive

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Demeanor

Behavior; bearing

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Erudite

Having or demonstrating extensive knowledge; learned

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Induct

To install in office, something with a formal ceremony

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Lapse

To fall or slip for, a certain level of conduct or accomplishment

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Militant

Ready to fight, especially of a cause

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Pariah

A social outcast

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Prodigy

A person who shows remarkable talent at an early age

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Pregé

One whose train or career is helping along by another

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Rancous

Rough and unpleasant to other ear

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Tacit

Expressed without words; implied