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animosity / enmity, rancor, antipathy

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apathy / indifference, disinterest, detachment

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to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose

consecrate

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decrepit / vigorous, robust, sturdy

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

omnivorous

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animosity / affection, fondness, rapport, amity

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a state of perplexity or doubt

quandary

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consecrate / desecrate, profane, dishonor

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apathy / enthusiasm, fervor, ardor, concern

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old and feeble; worn-out, ruined

decrepit

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omnivorous / all-devouring, voracious

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strong dislike; bitter hostility

animosity

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consecrate / devote, sanctify

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quandary / confusion, dilemma, predicament

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reprisal / retaliation, revenge

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a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest

apathy

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revel / abhor, loathe

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decrepit / infirm, broken-down, rickety

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suave / sophisticated, urbane, polished

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an injury done in return for injury

reprisal

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subject to whims or passing fancies

capricious

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revel / relish, savor, bask in, carouse

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chastise / commend, reward

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smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses

suave

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capricious / impulsive, fickle, unpredictable, mercurial

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to take great pleasure in; a wild celebration

revel

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chastise / discipline, censure

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suave / crude, clumsy, oafish, loutish

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unnaturally thin

emaciated

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capricious / constant, steady, unwavering

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gnarled / smooth, unblemished, straight

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

chastise

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emaciated / withered, shriveled

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inkling / clue, intimation, suggestion

inkling

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to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; the power to attract, charm

allure

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gnarled / knotty, misshapen, contorted

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

poignant

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sophomoric / pretentious, superficial, fatuous

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emaciated / plump, fat, obese, corpulent

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a hint; a vague notion

inkling

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gnarled / smooth, unblemished, straight

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poignant / heartrending, melancholy

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immature and overconfident; conceited

sophomoric

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allure / repel, turn off; repellent

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quarrelsome, inclined to argue

contentious

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knotted, twisted, lumpy

gnarled

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rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder

disheveled

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poignant / unaffecting, bland, vapid, insipid, funny

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sophomoric / mature, judicious, knowledgeable

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allure / beguile, tantalize; temptation, enticement

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contentious / argumentative, disputatious, combative

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rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder

disheveled

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garrulous / reticent, mum, taciturn, laconic

garrulous

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a period of relief or rest

respite

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to be regretted or pitied

lamentable

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contentious / agreeable, amiable, affable, pacific

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to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm

allure

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disheveled / tidy, well-groomed

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lamentable / praiseworthy, commendable, laudable

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given to much talking, tediously chatty

garrulous

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wastrel / skinflint, tightwad

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respite / interval, intermission, lull, breather

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allure / repel, turn off; repellent

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disheveled / untidy, disarranged, tousled

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lamentable / deplorable regrettable, distressing

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garrulous / talkative, loquacious

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wastrel / loafer, idler, profligate

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to refer to casually or indirectly

allude

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disreputable / honest, aboveboard, respectable, creditable

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to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

misconstrue

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to understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of; a measure of depth in water

fathom

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allude / suggest, insinuate, intimate

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a wasteful person, spendthrift; a good-for-nothing

wastrel

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not respectable, not esteemed

disreputable

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fathom / grasp, figure out, plumb

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to appease, soothe, pacify

placate

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misconstrue / misjudge, misinterpret

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placid / stormy, agitated, turbulent, tempestuous

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disreputable / disgraceful, discreditable, shady

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placate / vex, irk, provoke, exasperate, annoy

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stark / sheer, downright, grim, bleak; absolutely

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placid / undisturbed, tranquil, quiet, serene

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to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun

abjure

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harsh, unrelieved, desolate; utterly

stark

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placate / satisfy, mollify, allay, conciliate

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abjure / affirm, avow, aver, profess

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calm, peaceful

placid

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stark / bright, cheerful, embellished, ornate

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majestic, inspiring admiration and respect

august

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abjure / forswear, retract, abstain from

abjure

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indelible / erasable, impermanent, ephemeral

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remorse, regret

compunction

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august / stately, dignified, exalted, venerable

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platitude / epigram, quip, witticism, bon mot

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indelible / lasting, permanent

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compunction / scruple, qualm, misgiving, contrition

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a commonplace, stale, or trite remark

platitude

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august / humble, base, mean, lowly, abject

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not able to be erased or removed; memorable

indelible

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compunction / shamelessness, insouciance, nonchalance

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platitude / cliché, truism, bromide

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inactive; at rest

quiescent

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beset / assail, harass, badger, pester, torment

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capable of being touched; real, concrete

tangible

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decorum / seemliness, good form, propriety

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quiescent / still, inert, motionless, tranquil

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to attack from all sides; to surround, hem in; harassed, troubled; studded (as with jewels)

beset

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proper behavior, good taste; orderliness

decorum

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tangible / immaterial, imperceptible, insubstantial

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compulsion by threat; forcible confinement

duress

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decorum / impropriety, bad form, bad taste

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quiescent / active, thriving, bustling, volatile

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tangible / perceptible, actual, evident

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duress / intimidation, coercion

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prowess / valor, courage, heroism, mastery, proficiency

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facsimile / variation, modification, permutation

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innocuous / feeble, impotent, unobjectionable, insipid

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to drink; to take in, absorb

imbibe

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duress / persuasion, coaxing

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an exact copy

facsimile

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imbibe / swallow, gulp, quaff, digest

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harmless, inoffensive; insignificant

innocuous

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prowess / cowardice, incompetence, ineptitude

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facsimile / replica, duplicate, clone

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imbibe / eject, emit, expel, discharge

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innocuous / harmful, dangerous, pernicious, toxic, virulent

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extremely loud

stentorian

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distinguished bravery; superior skill or ability

prowess

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a cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action

alacrity

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to fill with dismay or horror

appall

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stentorian / hushed, inaudible, whispered, mute

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disparage / praise, extol, laud, plug

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alacrity / reluctance, unwillingness, hesitancy

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appall / shock, stupefy, horrify

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to belittle, speak slightingly of; to undervalue

disparage

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stentorian / thundering, deafening, earsplitting

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alacrity / promptness, willingness, celerity

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disparage / degrade, decry, run down, underrate

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appall / please, cheer, gladden, elate, exhilarate

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to clarify, explain

elucidate

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loquacious / silent, reticent, closemouthed, terse, taciturn

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magnanimous / petty, selfish, unforgiving, spiteful

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rescind / affirm, endorse, uphold, ratify

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vivacious / spirited, animated, ebullient

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elucidate / obscure, becloud, muddy, obfuscate

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talkative, wordy; fond of talking

loquacious

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magnanimous / unselfish, charitable, noble, bighearted

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to repeal, cancel

rescind

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lively, sprightly, full of energy

vivacious

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elucidate / interpret, expand, explicate

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loquacious / gossipy, voluble, garrulous, long-winded

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generous in forgiving, above small meanness

magnanimous

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rescind / withdraw, retract, annul, abrogate

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vivacious / dull, spiritless, listless, indolent

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