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Assuage

Verb
To make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense

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Avarice

Noun
Extreme greed for wealth or material gain

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Lecherous

Adjective
Having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire

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Covetous

Adjective
Having or showing a great desire to possess something, typically something belonging to someone else.

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Duplicity

Deceitfulness; double dealing

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Vigilant

Adjective
Keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.

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Musing

Noun
A period of reflection or thought

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Wanton

Adjective
(Of a cruel or violent action) deliberate and unprovoked

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Tawdry

Adjective
Showy but cheap and of poor quality

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Excavation

Noun
The action of excavating something, especially an archeological site

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Ethereal

Adjective
Extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world

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Impervious

Adjective
Unable to be affected by

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Detriment

Noun
The state of being harmed or damaged