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Sojourn

Short trip

1

Progeny

Offspring

2

Anecdote

Short story with message

3

Prone

Likely to experience something

4

Apathetic

Indifferent

5

Decrepit

Old and broken down

6

Meticulous

Detailed

7

Diminutive

Extremely small

8

Disheveled

Messy

9

Ornate

Intricately decorated

10

Envelop

To enclose or surround

11

Truculently

Defiantly

12

Precarious

Uncertain, depending on chance

13

Vociferous

Loud and clamorous

14

Tinge

Trace of color

15

Luminous

Emanating light

16

Earnest

Sincere

17

Commiseration

Compassion or sympathy

18

Discord

Lack of harmony

19

Peevish

Bad-tempered

20

Implacable

Relentless or unstoppable

21

Emulate

To copy or mimic

22

Bemused

Puzzled or bewildered

23

Pompous

Self important

24

Unorthodox

Nontraditional

25

Coy

Purposefully shy

26

Pretentious

Excessive

27

Lugubrious

Sad or dismal

28

Fervour

Strong passion

29

Supercilious

Arrogant

30

Agog

Entranced or amazed

31

Disconcerting

Causing unease

32

Raucous

Loud and wild

33

Sheepish

Timid

34

Cordial

Kind and warm

35

Tedious

Long and boring

36

Interminable

Never-ending

37

Covertly

Secretly

38

Incredulous

Unbelievable

39

Assiduous

Diligent or persistent

40

Ominous

Foreboding

41

Surreptitious

Something kept secret

42

Alleviate

To make a bad condition less severe

43

Callous

Harsh

44

Dessicate

To remove moisture

45

Rapt

Totally enchanted

46

Prodigious

Large amount

47

Adamant

Insistent

48

Eccentric

Something strange or weird

49

Malevolent

Wanting to do evil

50

Cunning

Crafty or deceitful

51

Protrude

To bulge

52

Dastardly

Wickedly

53

Ineffective

Not having desired effect

54

Impertinent

Disrespectful

55

Intricate

Detailed and complicated

56

Tenacity

Determination

57

Inveigle

To persuade using deception or flattery

58

Formidable

Fear-inspiring

59

Copious

Large quantity

60

Larder

Chilled pantry

61

Patronize

To compliment condensendingly

62

Distraught

Very upset

63

Degenerate

Corrupt

64

Conviction

Strong opinion

65

Invariably

Always present

66

Belittle

To make something seem unimportant

67

Unctuous

Excessively flattering

68

Portly

Circularly large

69

Besmirch

To damage someone's reputation

70

Spawn

Collection of offspring

71

Candid

Truthful or sincere

72

Languid

Weak or tired

73

Impeccable

Perfect or faultless

74

Glibly

Spoken fluently but insincerely

75

Trifle

Something with little importance

76

Vain

Producing no result

77

Prudent

Cautious or wise

78

Garb

Clothing of a certain kind

79

Incessant

Continuing without pause or interruption

80

Fanatical

Obsessively concerned with something

81

Diffident

Modest or humble

82

Immaculate

Perfectly clean and tidy

83

Celestial

Relating to heaven or the sky

84

Amiable

Friendly

85

Emanate

To radiate

86

Query

Question

87

Monotonous

Dull or repetitious

88

Gingerly

Cautiously

89

Morbid

Relating to death

90

Ardent

Enthusiastic or passionate

91

Imbecile

Idiotic or stupid

92

Vehement

Passionate or intense

93

Ruffian

Person involved in a crime

94

Cad

Dishonest person

95

Rudiment

Fundamental

96

Reticent

Shy or quiet