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Acclaim

Praise
Approval

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Amass

To collect
Gather

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Anarchist

One who believes in absence of gov or law

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Banter

To speak in a witty or teasing manner

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Blithe

Lighthearted
Free spirited

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Cacophonous

Harsh sounding noise

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Commensurate

Equal

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Complacency

The state of being self satisfied

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Desiccate

To dry up

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Diminution

Diminished
Reduced

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Elicit

To bring out a respond
Evoke

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Incessant

Uninterrupted
Continuos

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Jollity

The state of being jolly
Merriment

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Kindle

To start a fire
Stir up

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Parsimony

Stinginess
Extreme frugality

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Penury

Extreme poverty

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Perspicacious

Having clear insight
Very perspective

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Pliable

Easily manipulated
Able to be bent without breaking

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Quell

To quiet or put down a disturbance

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Rectify

To set right or correct

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Rue

To be sorry for
Regret

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Sluggard

A person who is lazy

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Stealthy

Acting in a secret or sneaky way

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Succinct

Brief
Compact

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Voluminous

Marked by great volume or size