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Allocate

to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute

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Ardent

very enthusiastic, impassioned

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Assiduous

persistent, attentive, diligent

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Brash

prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent

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Capricious

subject to whims or passing fancies

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Chastise

to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely

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Copious

abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose

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Deviate

to turn aside; to stray from a norm; (n) no who departs from a norm; (adj) differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional

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Emaciated

to turn aside; to stray from a norm; (n) no who departs from a norm; (adj) differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional

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Exult

To rejoice greatly

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Gnarled

knotted, twisted, lumpy

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Indemnity

a payment for damage or loss

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Inkling

a hint; a vague notion

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Limpid

clear, transparent; readily understood

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Omnipotent

almighty, having unlimited power or authority

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Palatable

agreeable to the taste or one’s sensibilities; suitable for consumption

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Poignant

deeply affected, touching; keen or sharp in taste in smell

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Rancor

bitter resentment or ill-will

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Sophomoric

immature and overconfident; conceited

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Spontaneous

arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance