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Abscond

—verb

1) to leave suddenly in secret: The cashier absconded with the money.

—Related forms

ab·scond·er, noun

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Anodyne

—noun

1) anything that relieves pain: The music was an anodyne to his grief.

—Related forms

an·o·dyn·ic [an-uh-din-ik] , adjective

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Dyspeptic

—adjective

1) irritable or pessimistic.

—Related forms

dys·pep·ti·cal·ly, adverb
non·dys·pep·tic, adjective
non·dys·pep·ti·cal, adjective
non·dys·pep·ti·cal·ly, adverb

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Fecund

—adjective

1) fruitful: fecund parents; fecund farmland.

—Related forms

non·fe·cund, adjective
un·fe·cund, adjective

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Fetid

—adjective

1) stinking.

—Related forms

fet·id·ly, adverb
fet·id·ness, fe·tid·i·ty, noun

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Garrulous

—adjective

1) excessively talkative: a garrulous and boring speech.

—Related forms

gar·ru·lous·ly, adverb
gar·ru·lous·ness, noun
non·gar·ru·lous, adjective
non·gar·ru·lous·ly, adverb
non·gar·ru·lous·ness, noun
un·gar·ru·lous, adjective
un·gar·ru·lous·ly, adverb
un·gar·ru·lous·ness, noun

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Impetuous

—adjective

1) impulsive: an impetuous decision; an impetuous person.

—Related forms

im·pet·u·ous·ly, adverb
im·pet·u·ous·ness, noun

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Machination

—noun

1) a crafty schemes.

—Related forms

an·ti·mach·i·na·tion, adjective

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Misanthrope

—noun

1) a hater of humankind.

Also, mis·an·thro·pist

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Obviate

—verb

1) prevent: to obviate the risk of serious injury.

—Related forms

ob·vi·a·ble [ob-vee-uh-buh l] , adjective
ob·vi·a·tion, noun
ob·vi·a·tor, noun
pre·ob·vi·ate, verb (used with object), pre·ob·vi·at·ed, pre·ob·vi·at·ing.
un·ob·vi·a·ble, adjective
un·ob·vi·at·ed, adjective

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Opprobrium

—noun

1) public disgrace.

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Rejoinder

—noun

1) an response.

—Related forms

non·re·join·der, noun

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Repose

—noun

1) rest or sleep: When in repose, her face recalls the Mona Lisa.

—Related forms

re·pos·ed·ly, adverb
re·pos·ed·ness, noun
re·pos·er, noun

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Salubrious

—adjective

1) healthful: salubrious air.

—Related forms

sa·lu·bri·ous·ly, adverb
sa·lu·bri·ous·ess, sa·lu·bri·ty, noun
non·sa·lu·bri·ous, adjective
non·sa·lu·bri·ous·ly, adverb
non·sa·lu·bri·ous·ness, noun
un·sa·lu·bri·ous, adjective
un·sa·lu·bri·ous·ly, adverb
un·sa·lu·bri·ous·ness, noun

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Scintilla

—noun

1) a trace amount: not a scintilla of remorse.

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Spurious

—adjective

1) lacking authenticity.

—Related forms

spu·ri·ous·ly, adverb
spu·ri·ous·ness, noun
non·spu·ri·ous, adjective
non·spu·ri·ous·ly, adverb
non·spu·ri·ous·ness, noun
un·spu·ri·ous, adjective
un·spu·ri·ous·ly, adverb
un·spu·ri·ous·ness, noun

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Stentorian

—adjective

1) very loud: a stentorian voice.

—Related forms

sten·to·ri·an·ly, adverb
un·sten·to·ri·an, adjective

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Symbiosis

—noun

1) mutual helpfulness.

—Related forms

sym·bi·ot·ic [sim-bee-ot-ik, -bahy-] , sym·bi·ot·i·cal, adjective

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Wizened

—adjective

1) withered or shriveled: a wizened old man; wizened features.

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Yoke

—Verb

1) to join together.

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