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Acrid

Adj. Harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper

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August

Adj. Majestic, inspiring admiration and respect

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Callous

Adj. Emotionally hardened, unfeeling

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Clandestine

Adj. Secret, concealed; underhanded

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Compunction

N. Remorse, regret

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Conflagration

N. A large destructive fire

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Elated

Adj. In high spirits, jubilant; extremely pleased

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Indelible

Adj. Not able to be erased or removed; memorable

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Indulgent

Adj. Yielding to the wishes or demands of others

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Inveterate

Adj. Firmly established, long-lasting, habitual

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Irrelevant

Adj. Not to the poin,t not applicable or pertinent

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Nocturnal

Adj. Of or occurring in the night; under the cover of darkness

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Platitude

N. A commonplace, state, or trite remark

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Quell

V. To subdue, put down forcibly

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Quiescent

Adj. Inactive; at rest

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Ruminate

V. To meditate, think about at length

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Tacit

Adj. Unspoken, silent; implied, inferred

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Tangible

Adj. Capable of being touched; real, concrete

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Trenchant

Adj. Keen; forceful, effective; cunning; clear-cut

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Abjure

V. To renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun