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animosity

hatred, strong dislike

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apathy

lack of concern or emotion

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apprehensive

anxious or nervous about the future

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commend

to express approval of; praise

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compatible

capable of existing or performing in harmonious combination

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condolence

expression with sympathy with a person

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consecrate

to set apart as sacred

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decrepit

worn and broken down by use

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deride

to laugh at with scorn

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ingenuous

characterized by an inability to mask your feelings

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multifarious

having great variety; diverse

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obsolete

no longer practiced or accepted

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omnivorous

eating or living on all kinds of food

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parsimonious

excessively unwilling to spend

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quandry

state of difficulty or perplexity

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recalcitrant

stubbornly disobedient

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reprisal

an injury done in return for injury

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revel

a noisy festivity or celebration

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stultify

to render useless; to cripple

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suave

smooth and pleasant in manner