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Acquiesce

To give in

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Affinity

liking for something

2

Blasphemous

Lack of respect for things that are taken seriously

3

Buttress

A support

4

Circumspect

Unwilling to take risks

5

Corroboration

Evidence that confirms a statement

6

Deplete

Use up gradually

7

Despotic

Ruling oppressively

8

Emaciated

Thin or weak

9

Empirical

Based on observation

10

Extraneous

Not essential

11

Fallow

Inactive

12

Homogenous

Of the same kind

13

Hyperbole

Exaggeration

14

Incontrovertible

Indisputable

15

Irascible

Easily angered

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Laconic

lack of interest

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Magnanimity

Generous

18

Obsequious

Overly attentive

19

Proliferation

Rapid Increase

20

Scrupulous

Very careful

21

Sublime

Noble, uplifting

22

Surreptitious

Secret

23

Veracity

Truthful

24

Zeal

Enthusiasm