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acquiesce

to accept without protect

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allure

to entice; tempt; to attractive to

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askew

twisted to one side; crooked

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blithe

cheerful, lighthearted

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contentious

quarrelsome, inclined to argue

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covet

desire something belonging to another

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crestfallen

discouraged, dejected, downcast

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disheveled

rumpled; messy

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exponent

one who advocates, speaks for, explains or interprets

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garrulous

given to much talking

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insuperable

incapable of being overcome

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lamentable

to be regretted or pitied

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misnomer

an unsuitable or misleading name

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profess

to affirm openly; to state belief in

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respite

a period of rest / relief

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retribution

a repayment; a deserves punishment

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sinuous

winding, curvy

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sonorous

full, deep

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vanguard

the foremost part of an army, leading

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wastrel

a wasteful person