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1

disapproval, condemnation, censure

approbation

2

intensify, aggravate, exacerbate

assuage

3

splinter group

coalition

4

rise, growth, maturation

decadence

5

repress, quash, squelch, stifle

elicit

6

new, fresh, novel, original

hackneyed

7

continuity, continuation

hiatus

8

direct statement

innuendo

9

unspoiled, uncloyed

jaded

10

pleasant, attractive, appealing, wholesome

lurid

11

blameworthy, reprehensible

meritorious

12

amiable, placid

petulant

13

cosmopolitan, broad-minded

provincial

14

pleasure, delight, satisfaction

umbrage

15

gruff, blunt

unctuous

16

worsen, aggravate, exacerbate

ameliorate

17

confusion, embarrassment, abrashment

aplomb

18

unadorned, simple, plain, austere

bombastic

19

mature, grown-up, polished, sophisticated

callow

20

discourage, advise against, deprecate

exhort

21

stay in bounds, comply

infringe

22

humiliate oneself

ingratiate

23

extrinsic, external, outward

intrinsic

24

acclaim, glorify, extol

inveigh

25

energy, vitality, animation, liveliness

lassitude

26

doomsday

millenium

27

mundane, common, public, exoteric

occult

28

wary, circumspect

precipitate

29

lenient, mild, lax, permissive

stringent

30

relish, savor, esteem

abominate

31

essential, intrinsic, inherent, congenital

adventitious

32

straight, direct, as the crow flies

circuitous

33

feel no sympathy for

commiserate

34

allow, permit

enjoin

35

hinder, hamper, impede, obstruct

expedite

36

peace and quiet, tranquility, placidity

ferment

37

deliberate, intentional

inadvertent

38

actual, exorbitant

nominal

39

positive, definite, committed

noncommittal

40

inability, incapacity

proclivity

41

excitability, hysteria, flappability

sangfroid

42

supportive, faithful, allegiant

seditious

43

strong, solid, substantial, valid

tenuous

44

bland, saccharine, honeyed, sugary

vitriolic

45

coerce, browbeat, intimidate, strong-arm

wheedle