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animostiy

n. a strong dislike; bitter hostility

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apathy

n. a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest

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apprehensive

adj. fearful or anxious, especially about the future

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commend

v. to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention; to commit to the care of

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compatible

adj. able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system

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condolence

n. an expression of sympathy

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consecrate

v. to make sacred; to set apart for a special purpose

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decrepit

adj. old and feeble; worn-out, ruined

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deride

v. to ridicule, laugh at with contempt

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ingenuous

adj. innocent, simple; frank, sincere

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multifarious

adj. having great variety; numerous and diverse

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obsolete

adj. out-of-date, no longer in use

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omnivorous

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

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parsimonious

adj. stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small

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quandary

n. a state of perplexity or doubt

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recalcitrant

adj. stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority

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reprisal

n. an injury done in return for injury

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revel

v. to take great pleasure in
n. a wild celebration

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stultify

v. to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on

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suave

adj. smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses