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Aerie

—noun

1) the nest or home in a high located.

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Analgesia

—noun

1) the absence or reduction of pain.

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Contumacious

—adjective

1) rebellious.

—Related forms

con·tu·ma·cious·ly, adverb
con·tu·ma·cious·ness, con·tu·mac·i·ty , noun
non·con·tu·ma·cious, adjective
non·con·tu·ma·cious·ly, adverb
non·con·tu·ma·cious·ness, noun
un·con·tu·ma·cious, adjective
un·con·tu·ma·cious·ly, adverb
un·con·tu·ma·cious·ness, noun

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Credulous

—adjective

1) gullible.

—Related forms

cred·u·lous·ly, adverb
cred·u·lous·ness, noun
non·cred·u·lous, adjective
non·cred·u·lous·ly, adverb
non·cred·u·lous·ness, noun
o·ver·cred·u·lous, adjective
o·ver·cred·u·lous·ly, adverb
o·ver·cred·u·lous·ness, noun
un·cred·u·lous, adjective
un·cred·u·lous·ly, adverb
un·cred·u·lous·ness, noun

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Decorous

—adjective

1) dignified

—Related forms

dec·o·rous·ly, adverb
dec·o·rous·ness, noun
non·dec·o·rous, adjective
non·dec·o·rous·ly, adverb
non·dec·o·rous·ness, noun
un·dec·o·rous, adjective
un·dec·o·rous·ly, adverb
un·dec·o·rous·ness, noun

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Droll

—adjective

1) oddly humorous.

—Related forms

droll·ness, noun
drol·ly, adverb

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Encomium

—noun

1) high praise: An encomium by the president greeted the returning hero.

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Ethos

— noun

1) the guiding beliefs of a group.

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Fatuous

—adjective

1) obnoxiously foolish

—Related forms

fat·u·ous·ly, adverb
fat·u·ous·ness, noun

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Hermetic

— adjective

1) airtight.

— Related forms

un·her·met·ic, adjective

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Implacable

—adjective

1) unyielding: an implacable enemy.

—Related forms

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

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Inveterate

—adjective

1) habitual: an inveterate gambler.

—Related forms

in·vet·er·ate·ly, adverb
in·vet·er·ate·ness, noun

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Malediction

—noun

1) a verbal curse

—Related forms

mal·e·dic·tive, mal·e·dic·to·ry , adjective
un·mal·e·dic·tive, adjective
un·mal·e·dic·to·ry, adjective

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Missive

—noun

1) a letter.

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Mollify

—verb

1) pacify.

—Related forms

mol·li·fi·ca·tion, noun
mol·li·fi·er, noun
mol·li·fy·ing·ly, adverb
mol·li·fi·a·ble, adjective
re·mol·li·fy, verb (used with object), re·mol·li·fied, re·mol·li·fy·ing.
un·mol·li·fi·a·ble, adjective
un·mol·li·fied, adjective
un·mol·li·fy·ing, adjective

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Myopic

—adjective

1) shortsighted

—Related forms

my·op·i·cal·ly, adverb
non·my·op·ic, adjective
non·my·op·i·cal·ly, adverb
un·my·op·ic, adjective

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Palliate

—verb

1) alleviate.

—Related forms

pal·li·a·tion, noun
pal·li·a·tor, noun
non·pal·li·a·tion, noun
un·pal·li·at·ed, adjective

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Redress

—verb

1) to set right.

—Related forms

re·dress·a·ble, re·dress·i·ble, adjective
re·dress·er, re·dres·sor, noun
un·re·dress·a·ble, adjective

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Repast

—noun

1) a meal: to eat a light repast.

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Victual

—noun

1) food supplies.

—Related forms

vict·ual·less, adjective
re·vict·ual, verb,
re·vict·ualed, verb
re·vict·ual·ing, verb
re·vict·ualled, verb
un·vic·tualed, adjective
un·vic·tualled, adjective
vict·ualed, verb
vict·ual·ing, verb
vict·ualled, verb
vict·ual·ling, verb

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