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Antiquated

No longer usable

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Arable

Suitable for crops

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Ascendancy

Growing power

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Atrophy

To waste, wither

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Clandestine

Secret

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Conciliate

To reconcile, renew a friendship

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Cursory

Hastily done, unclear

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Derision

Ridicule, mockery

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Enmity

Hatred

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Extricate

To free

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Forbearance

Patience

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Frivolous

Not serious/important

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Garrulous

Talkative

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Impetuous

Violent, impulsive

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Industrious

Skillfully busy

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Infamous

Reputation for bad

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Insolence

Insulting

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Levity

Treatment of a serious manner with humor

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Oblivion

Being unaware

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Paradoxical

Appears false but is correct

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Perjury

False testimony

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Rancor

Bitterness

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Sycophant

Being super attentive to gain advantage

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Vacillating

Changing

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Vivid

Bright, clear