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Abnegate

—verb

1) renounce.

—Related forms

ab·ne·ga·tion, noun
ab·ne·ga·tor, noun
un·ab·ne·gat·ed, adjective
un·ab·ne·gat·ing, adjective

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Cupidity

—noun

1) greed.

—Related forms

cu·pid·i·nous , adjective

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Emollient

—noun or —adjective

1) skin softener or skin softening.

—Related forms

e·mol·lience, noun

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Enervate

—verb

1) weaken.

—Related forms

en·er·va·tion, noun
en·er·va·tive, adjective
en·er·va·tor, noun
non·en·er·vat·ing, adjective

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Execrate

—verb

1) to denounce: He execrated all who opposed him.

—Related forms

ex·e·cra·tor, noun
un·ex·e·crat·ed, adjective

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Imperturbable

—adjective

1) incapable of being upset: imperturbable composure.

—Related forms

im·per·turb·a·bil·i·ty, im·per·turb·a·ble·ness, noun
im·per·turb·a·bly, adverb

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Inquest

—noun

1) a legal or judicial inquiry.

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Lugubrious

—adjective

1) excessively mournful: lugubrious songs of lost love.

—Related forms

lu·gu·bri·ous·ly, adverb
lu·gu·bri·ous·ness, lu·gu·bri·os·i·ty , noun
non·lu·gu·bri·ous, adjective
non·lu·gu·bri·ous·ly, adverb
non·lu·gu·bri·ous·ness, noun
un·lu·gu·bri·ous, adjective
un·lu·gu·bri·ous·ly, adverb
un·lu·gu·bri·ous·ness, noun

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Menagerie

—noun

1) an unusual and varied group of animals or people

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Mendacious

—adjective

1) dishonest: a mendacious person.

—Related forms

men·da·cious·ly, adverb
men·da·cious·ness, noun
un·men·da·cious, adjective
un·men·da·cious·ly, adverb

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Meretricious

—adjective

1) gaudy.

—Related forms

mer·e·tri·cious·ly, adverb
mer·e·tri·cious·ness, noun
un·mer·e·tri·cious, adjective
un·mer·e·tri·cious·ly, adverb
un·mer·e·tri·cious·ness, noun

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Parley

—verb

1) to have an informal discussion.

—Related forms

par·ley·er, noun
par·leyed, verb
par·ley·ing, verb

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Perfunctory

—adjective

1) performed superficially: In his lectures he reveals himself to be merely a perfunctory speaker.

—Related forms

per·func·to·ri·ly, adverb
per·func·to·ri·ness, noun

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Pulchritude

—noun

1) physical beauty.

— Related forms
Pul•chri•tud•i•nous, adjective

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Sagacious

—adjective

1) shrewd: a sagacious lawyer.

—Related forms

sa·ga·cious·ly, adverb
sa·ga·cious·ness, noun
qua·si-sa·ga·cious, adjective
qua·si-sa·ga·cious·ly, adverb
su·per·sa·ga·cious, adjective
su·per·sa·ga·cious·ly, adverb
su·per·sa·ga·cious·ness, noun
un·sa·ga·cious, adjective
un·sa·ga·cious·ly, adverb
un·sa·ga·cious·ness, noun

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Seraphic

—adjective

1) like an angel.

—Related forms

se·raph·i·cal·ly, adverb
se·raph·i·cal·ness, noun
non·se·raph·ic, adjective
non·se·raph·i·cal, adjective
non·se·raph·i·cal·ly, adverb
su·per·se·raph·ic, adjective
su·per·se·raph·i·cal, adjective
su·per·se·raph·i·cal·ly, adverb
un·se·raph·ic, adjective
un·se·raph·i·cal, adjective
un·se·raph·i·cal·ly, adverb

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Torpor

—noun

1) sluggish apathy.

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Travail

—noun

1) a hardship.

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Untenable

—adjective

1) indefensible.

—Related forms

un·ten·a·bil·i·ty, un·ten·a·ble·ness, noun

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Vituperative

—adjective

1) harsh and critical: vituperative remarks.

—Related forms

vi·tu·per·a·tive·ly, adverb
non·vi·tu·per·a·tive, adjective
non·vi·tu·per·a·tive·ly, adverb
un·vi·tu·per·a·tive, adjective
un·vi·tu·per·a·tive·ly, adverb
un·vi·tu·per·a·tive·ness, noun

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