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Decorous

- proper or appropriate behavior
- poised

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Inveterate

Settled in habit, practice or feeling

3

Timorous

Fearful or timid

4

Cower

- to frighten with violence and threats
- intimidate

5

Turgid

Inflated or bombastic

6

Oscillation

Fluctuation

7

Repatriate

To send back to one's country

8

Extradite

To give up to another nation/state at its request

9

Interdict

Prohibit

10

Penury

- extreme poverty
- destitution
- indigence

11

Depravity

- to make morally bad
- corrupt

12

Complacency

Calm and satisfied

13

Innocuous

Harmless

14

Pernicious

- deadly and fatal
- harmful
- deleterious

15

Parsimony

Stinginess

16

Ignobility

WITHOUT nobility

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Antipathy

Instinctive opposition in feeling

18

Probity

Good behavior

19

Predilection

- tendency to favor
- partiality
- preference

20

Extirpate

To destroy completely

21

Covenant

Agreement

22

Augury

Practice of omen/indication/token

23

Polemical

Controversial

24

Exasperate

To upset

25

Didactic

Intended to teach

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Laudatory

Praising attitude

27

Hubris

Arrogance

28

Sordid

- morally ignoble
- vile
- filthy

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Derision

Ridicule, mockery

30

Languish

- to become weak or feeble
- to lose vigor