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Animosity

Strong dislike; bitter hostility

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Apathy

A lack of feeling, emotion, or interest

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Apprehensive

fearful or anxious, especially about the future

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Commend

To praise, express approval; to present as worthy attention; to commit to care of

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Compatible

Able to get along with or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system

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Condolence

An expression of sympathy

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Consecrate

To make scared, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose

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Decrepit

Old and feeble; worn-out, ruined

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Deride

To ridicule, laugh at with contempt

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Ingenuous

Innocent, simple, frank, sincere

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Multifarious

Having great variety, numerous and diverse

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Obsolete

Out-of-date, no longer in use

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Omnivorous

Eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything having a wide variety of tastes

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Parsiminous

Stingy, miserly, meager, poor, small

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Quandry

a state of perplexity or doubt

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Recalcitrant

Stubbornly disobedient resisting authority

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Reprisal

an injury done in return for injury

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Revel

to take great pleasure in; a wild celebration

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Stultify

to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on

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Suave

smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses