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1

Abhor

To shrink from in disgust; to detest. Disgusting; causing loathing

2

Affable

Pleasant; approachable; gracious. Friendliness of manner

3

Amiss

In a wrong or imperfect way. Out of order; wrong.

4

Despondent

Depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly discouraged

5

Entreat

To ask earnestly; to beg. A plea it earnest request

6

Haunt

To stay in ones mind continually. To visit frequently. To appear in the form of a ghost.

7

Impel

To drive or to propel. To urge or drive by force or moral pressure.

8

Interminable

Endless; seeming to be without end

9

Irascible

Quick tempered; irritable

10

Profound

Intense; deeply found. Having understanding or knowledge that goes beneath the surface, beyond the obvious

11

Recluse

A person who lives apart from society and often alone. Withdrawn from society.

12

Reverberate

To be repeated as in a series of echoes or vibrations

13

Sage

Having wisdom and good judgment. A person known for wisdom and good judgment. An atomic grayish- green plant used in cooking

14

Tirade

A long angry speech

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Tremulous

Marked by trembling or shaking. Timid or fearful