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Abhor

Extreme hatred

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Accolade

To praise, award

2

Ascetic

Life of self denial, absent of luxury

3

Bequeath

To hand down

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Charlatan

A quack

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Conflagration

A large fire

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Dearth

Lack, a sacristy

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Diffidence

Shyness

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Effervescent

Showing high spirit

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Ethereal

Heavenly

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Expunge

To remove

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Guile

Deceitfulness

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Implausible

Not believe able

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Incongruity

Disagreement

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Insularity

Narrow minded

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Morose

Gloomy

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Placate

Make someone less angry

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Poignant

Invoking a sense of sadness

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Provincial

Lacking sophistication

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Reiterate

To repeat

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Spontaneous

Acting on impulse

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Synthesis

Combining parts

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Toxic

Poisonous

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Vigilant

Alert

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Voluble

Talkative