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Bellicose

War-like; aggressive

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Consummate

Complete; total; supremely good

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Elusive

Hard to pin down

4

Gregarious

Extroverted; sociable; outgoing

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Jaundiced

Cynical; pessimistic

6

Nettle

Annoy

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Phenomenon

An event or happening (plural: phenomena)

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Recuperate

Get better after illness

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Superlative

Extremely good; the best

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Whet

Sharpen

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Belligerent

Aggressive; ready to fight

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Contemporary

Living or happening at the same time

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Emaciated

Very thin; withered

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Gritty

Coarse; granular

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Jaunt

Short pleasure trip

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Niggardly

Miserly; stingy

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Philanthropy

Charity; love of mankind

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Red tape

Formalities; paperwork; official procedure

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Surly

Grumpy; rude

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Whimsical

Capricious; changeable

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Bemoan

Complain about

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Contrite

Sorry

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Emancipate

Set free

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Guffaw

Sudden loud laughter

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Jeopardize

Put at risk; endanger

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Nomadic

Wandering for place to place

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Philistine

Uncultured person

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Redolent

Smelling of; giving off odors

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Surreptitious

Secret; sneaky; stealthy

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Willful

Stubborn

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Benevolent

Kindly

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Contrition

Sorrow and repentance

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Embezzle

Defraud; steal

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Guile

Cunning; craftiness

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Jingoistic

Extremely patriotic; nationalistic

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Nonchalance

An appearance of indifference; calm and composed

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Phlegmatic

Calm; imperturbable

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Redress

Put right something that was wrong

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Surreptitiously

Secretly; furtively; stealthily

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Wily

Cunning

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Benign

Kindly; harmless

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Contumacious

Stubborn

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Embroil

Involve in hostility or argument

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Guileless

Frank; straightforward; honest

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Jocular

In a joking manner

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Nondescript

Having no special features; dull and ordinary

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Pillage

Plunder

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Redundant

Unnecessary; superfluous

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Susceptible

Vulnerable

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Wispy

Flimsy; frail; delicate

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Benignity

Compassion; gentleness; fondness

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Contusion

A bruise

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Emerge

Come out; appear

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Gullibility

Unwariness; trustfulness; being easily fooled

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Jollity

Gaiety; happiness

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Nonentity

A person of no importance; not famous

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Pinnacle

Topmost point

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Referendum

Public vote

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Suspect

Doubtful

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Wistful

Melancholy; pensive; expressing a longing for

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Bequeath

Leave something in one's will to be given after one's death

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Conundrum

A puzzle

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Emulate

To imitate someone admired

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Gullible

Easily fooled

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Jubilant

Ecstatic; delighted; rejoicing

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Nostalgia

Longing for the past

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Pious

Very religious

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Refute

Disprove

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Sybarite

Lover of luxury

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Zany

Crazy; wacky

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Berate

Scold; criticize

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Conventional

Usual; customary; common

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Endorse

Give support or approval to

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Gustatory

Concerned with the sense of taste

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Judicious

Correct in judgement; wise

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Notoriety

Infamy; known for wrong doing

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Pivotal

Of central importance

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Regale

Entertain

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Sycophant

Bootlicker; flatterer

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Zeal

Enthusiasm

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Beret

Type of cap

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Corpulent

Fat

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Endurance

Staying power; patience; stamina

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Hackneyed

Common and over-used

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Jurisprudence

Science or study of law

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Novel

New; unusual

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Placate

Pacify; soothe; calm

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Relegate

Dismiss to a lower position

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Taciturn

Quiet; saying little

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Zealot

Fanatic

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Bestial

Behaving like a beast; brutal

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Corrugated

Highly folded

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Enduring

Lasting

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Hallowed

Worshipped; consecrated

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Juxtapose

Place next to

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Novice

A beginner; tyro

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Placebo

Harmless medicine with no effect; dummy medicine

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Remorse

Regret; sorrow; contrition

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Tactile

Concerned with the sense of touche

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Zenith

Summit

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War-like; aggressive

Bellicose

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Complete; total; supremely good

Consummate

103

Hard to pin down

Elusive

104

Extroverted; sociable; outgoing

Gregarious

105

Cynical; pessimistic

Jaundiced

106

Annoy

Nettle

107

An event or happening (plural: phenomena)

Phenomenon

108

Get better after illness

Recuperate

109

Extremely good; the best

Superlative

110

Sharpen

Whet

111

Aggressive; ready to fight

Belligerent

112

Living or happening at the same time

Contemporary

113

Very thin; withered

Emaciated

114

Coarse; granular

Gritty

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Short pleasure trip

Jaunt

116

Miserly; stingy

Niggardly

117

Charity; love of mankind

Philanthropy

118

Formalities; paperwork; official procedure

Red tape

119

Grumpy; rude

Surly

120

Capricious; changeable

Whimsical

121

Complain about

Bemoan

122

Sorry

Contrite

123

Set free

Emancipate

124

Sudden loud laughter

Guffaw

125

Put at risk; endanger

Jeopardize

126

Wandering for place to place

Nomadic

127

Uncultured person

Philistine

128

Smelling of; giving off odors

Redolent

129

Secret; sneaky; stealthy

Surreptitious

130

Stubborn

Willful

131

Kindly

Benevolent

132

Sorrow and repentance

Contrition

133

Defraud; steal

Embezzle

134

Cunning; craftiness

Guile

135

Extremely patriotic; nationalistic

Jingoistic

136

An appearance of indifference; calm and composed

Nonchalance

137

Calm; imperturbable

Phlegmatic

138

Put right something that was wrong

Redress

139

Secretly; furtively; stealthily

Surreptitiously

140

Cunning

Wily

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Kindly; harmless

Benign

142

Stubborn

Contumacious

143

Involve in hostility or argument

Embroil

144

Frank; straightforward; honest

Guileless

145

In a joking manner

Jocular

146

Having no special features; dull and ordinary

Nondescript

147

Plunder

Pillage

148

Unnecessary; superfluous

Redundant

149

Vulnerable

Susceptible

150

Flimsy; frail; delicate

Wispy

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Compassion; gentleness; fondness

Benignity

152

A bruise

Contusion

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Come out; appear

Emerge

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Unwariness; trustfulness; being easily fooled

Gullibility

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Gaiety; happiness

Jollity

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A person of no importance; not famous

Nonentity

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Topmost point

Pinnacle

158

Public vote

Referendum

159

Doubtful

Suspect

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Melancholy; pensive; expressing a longing for

Wistful

161

Leave something in one's will to be given after one's death

Bequeath

162

A puzzle

Conundrum

163

To imitate someone admired

Emulate

164

Easily fooled

Gullible

165

Ecstatic; delighted; rejoicing

Jubilant

166

Longing for the past

Nostalgia

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Very religious

Pious

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Disprove

Refute

169

Lover of luxury

Sybarite

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Crazy; wacky

Zany

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Scold; criticize

Berate

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Usual; customary; common

Conventional

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Give support or approval to

Endorse

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Concerned with the sense of taste

Gustatory

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Correct in judgement; wise

Judicious

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Infamy; known for wrong doing

Notoriety

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Of central importance

Pivotal

178

Entertain

Regale

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Bootlicker; flatterer

Sycophant

180

Enthusiasm

Zeal

181

Type of cap

Beret

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Fat

Corpulent

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Staying power; patience; stamina

Endurance

184

Common and over-used

Hackneyed

185

Science or study of law

Jurisprudence

186

New; unusual

Novel

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Pacify; soothe; calm

Placate

188

Dismiss to a lower position

Relegate

189

Quiet; saying little

Taciturn

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Fanatic

Zealot

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Behaving like a beast; brutal

Bestial

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Highly folded

Corrugated

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Lasting

Enduring

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Worshipped; consecrated

Hallowed

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Place next to

Juxtapose

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A beginner; tyro

Novice

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Harmless medicine with no effect; dummy medicine

Placebo

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Regret; sorrow; contrition

Remorse

199

Concerned with the sense of touche

Tactile

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Summit

Zenith