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Abject

Adj-Brought low in condition or status

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Accouterments

N-An ancillary item of equipment or dress

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Amicable

Adj-Characterized by or exhibiting friendliness or goodwill

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Belligerent

Adj-Inclined or eager to fight;hostile or aggressive

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Calumny

N-False statement maliciously made to injure another's reputation

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Circumspect

Adj-Heedful of circumstances and potential consequences;prudent

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Declivity

N-Downward slope

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Discourse

N-Verbal expression in speech or writing

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Éclat

N-Great brilliance, as of performance or achievement

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Extenuate

V-To lessen or attempt to lessen the magnitude or seriousness of, esp. by providing excuses

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Faction

N-Group of people (small usually)

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Fervor

N-Great warmth and intensity of emotion

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Germane

Adj-relating to a subject in an appropriate way

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Indubitably

Adj-certainly true : not able to be doubted

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Iniquity

N-the quality of being unfair or evil:something that is unfair or evil

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Incorrigible

Adj-not able to be corrected or changed

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Juncture

N-an important point in a process or activity:a place where things join

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Motley

Adj-made up of many different people or things

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Marshal

N-an officer of the highest rank in some military forces:a federal official who is responsible for doing the things that are ordered by a court of law, finding and capturing criminals, etc.:the head of a division of a police or fire department

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Obeisance

N-a movement of your body (such as bowing) that shows respect for someone or something:respect for someone or something

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Sycophant

N-a person who praises powerful people in order to get their approval

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Wanton

Adj-showing no thought or care for the rights, feelings, or safety of others:not limited or controlled