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1

distinct part of something
Syn.- feature; characteristics; phase

Aspect

2

recklessly daring
Syn.- bold, intrepid, fearless

Audacious

3

desire to gain and hoard wealth
Syn.- greediness, cupidity

Avarice

4

mild and refreshing, like balm (a fragrant, healing ointment)
Syn.- pleasant, soothing

Balmy

5

imparted (entrusted) in confidence
Syn.- secret, private

Confidential

6

not bright or lively
Syn.- dull, dreary, cheerless, monotonous

Drab

7

marked by witness, self-satisfied disregard of reality
Syn.- foolish, silly, dense, dim-witted

Fatuous

8

exactly as one would wish; representing the best of its kind
Syn.- perfect, model, flawless

Ideal

9

attempt to reconcile differences between two persons or groups
Syn.- mediate, intervene

Intercede

10

person's emotional state or outlook at a particular moment
Syn.- temper, humor, disposition, inclination

Mood

11

small piece, quantity, or amount
Syn.- bite, scrap, fragment

Morsel

12

lacking awareness or consciousness
Syn.- unmindful, unaware

Oblivious

13

fail to notice or considert
Syn.- miss, disregard, neglect

Overlook

14

trick of an amusing or playful nature
Syn.- lark, caper

Prank

15

exceeding all bounds
Syn.- unrestrained, wild

Rampant

16

return like for like; get revenge
Syn.- repay, reciprocate

Retaliate

17

condition of being lost in thought
Syn.- daydream, trance

Reverie

18

characteristic odor or smell, especially a pleasant one
Syn.- perfume, fragrance

Scent

19

take to be true on the basis of insufficient evidence
Syn.- Conjecture, guess, surmise

Speculate

20

inclined to seek revenge
Syn.- vengeful, unforgiving

Vindictive