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Debase

verb - to lower the character or worth of something

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Effervescent

adjective - high-spirited; lively; giving off many small bubbles of gas; foaming, bubbly

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Chide

verb - to speak disapprovingly to

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Immaculate

adjective - without stain or spot; free from error; innocent; without sin; pure
adverb - immaculately

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Imposition

noun - something forced upon someone, such as tax, an undue burden, or a person
verb - to impose

6

Mull

verb - to think about at length; to ponder (often followed by over)

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Quibble

verb - to find a minor fault with; a petty objection

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Carrion

noun - dead and decaying flesh

9

Astound

verb - to amaze, bewilder
adjective - astounding

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Portico

noun - a row of columns supporting a roof around or at the entrance of a building

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Synthesis

noun - the combining of separate elements or substances to form a whole
verb - synthesize

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Explicate

verb - to explain in detail; to clarify the meaning of
noun - explication

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Tenuous

adjective - not thick, slender; having little substance, flimsy
adverb - tenuously

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Resonant

adjective - deep and rich in tone or sound; resounding or re-echoing

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Parity

noun - equality; equivalence

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Cerise

adjective - a moderate red color; (in French, cherry red)

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Sardonic

adjective - derisively mocking; disdainfully or skeptically humorous
adverb - sardonically

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Anarchy

noun - a social structure without government or law and order; utter confusion

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Sporadic

adjective - occurring at irregular intervals; occasionally, not widespread
adverb - sporadically

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Paragon

noun - a model of perfection; pattern

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Lament

verb - to grieve, mourn
adjective - lamentable
noun - lamentation