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1

not able to be changed, reversed or recovered; final

irrevocable

2

traveling from place to place, especially on a circuit, as a minister, judge, or sales rep, (journeying) nomad

itinerant

3

feeling sluggish or lacking energy

lethargic

4

wishing harm to others; malicious

malevolent

5

tearfully or weakly emotional; foolishly sentimental

maudlin

6

to proceed by or take a winding or indirect course; to wander aimlessly; to ramble

meander

7

a wise and trusted counselor or teacher; an influential senior sponsor or supporter

mentor

8

a complete change

metamorphosis

9

a hater of humankind

misanthrope

10

a moderate or small amount

modicum

11

a recurring subject, theme, idea, ect.. especially in a literary ,artistic, or musical work

motif

12

exhibiting great diversity; made up of strikingly different components

motley

13

the goddess or the power regarded as inspiring a poet, artist, thinker, or the like

muse

14

a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or things

myriad

15

to remove or destroy all traces of; do away with; destroy completely

obliterate

16

having unlimited power or authority

omnipotent

17

all-knowing

omniscient

18

intended to attract notice and impress others in an extreme and unnecessary way

ostentatious

19

one who loves, supports, or favor peace over violence

pacifist

20

a universal remedy; a cure all

panacea