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Acrid

harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper

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Abjure

to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun

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August

majestic, inspiring admiration and respect

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Clandestine

secret, concealed; underhanded

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Callous

hardness in emotion

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Compunction

remorse, regret

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Conflagration

a large destructive fire

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Elated

in high spirits, jubilant; extremely pleased

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Indelible

not able to be erased or removed; memorable

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Indulgent

yielding to the wishes or demands of others

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Inveterate

firmly established, long-standing; habitual

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Irrelevant

not to the point, not applicable or pertinent

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Nocturnal

of or occurring in the night; under cover of darkness

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Platitude

a commonplace, stale, or trite remark

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Quell

to subdue, put down forcibly

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Quiescent

inactive; at rest

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Ruminate

to mediate, think about at length; to chew the cud

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Tacit

unspoken, silent; implied, inferred

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Tangible

capable of being touched; real, concrete

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Trenchant

incisive, keen; forceful, effective; cutting, caustic; distinct, clear-out