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bluster
speak or say loudly or arrogantly; behave in a bully way
collation
comparison of information; assembly of pages in order; reading of religious text
mainstream
main current of thought or behavior
haven
sheltered place; anchorage
coup
seizure of political power
pillage
plunder place, esp during war
fiery
glowing hot; red; inflamed
demarcate
determine and set official borders
wile
cunning strategy
indespensable
necessary
dispensable
not essential
toast
raise glass to honor somebody
acme
highest point of profection or achievement
doggerel
loose verse; poor quality composition
enormity
very evil
epicure
gourmet
equanimity
composure; calm
eschew
abstain from
espouse
to support; to advocate
evince
to show clearly
exposition
detail description or discussion; act of discussing or discribing something
facile
fluent; easy; skillful in a superficial way
flag
to weaken; to slow down
forbear
to refrain from; to abstain
founder
to fail; to collapse; to sink
fulsome
excessively complimentary
gambit
a scheme to gain an advantage; a plot
gratis
free, received or given without cost or payment
hermetic
airtight; impervious to external influence
idyllic
charming in a rustic way; naturally peaceful
ignominy
disgrace and dishonor
ineluctable
unavoidable
inveterate
habitual; firmly established
itnerant
traveling to find a job
levee
an embankment to prevent flood
manifest
obvious
maudlin
tearfully senimental; silly or weepy
motility
spontaneous movement
palliate
mitigate, partially excused
patina
surface discoloration because of age
perturb
to disturb greatly
piquant
pleasantly pungent
plumb
measure the depth of something
presage
to portend; to foreshadow
quay
waterside platform
quintessential
being the most perfect example of
rampart
fortified embankment
remonstrate
argue strongly
remuneration
payment
reprobate
somebody immoral
surreptitious
sneaky; secret
venal
capable of being bribed; corrupt
wizened
wither; shriveled;shrunken
privation
poverty; lack of comforts or necessities
prurient
having lustful thoghts
verdant
covered with green plants; leafy; inexperienced
pave
provide with a surface for walking on
temperament
quality of mind
attentive
paying attention
rapt
completely engrossed
cleaver
heavy knife used by butchers
sculptor
artist who makes sculptures
palette
range of colors used my artist
chisel
carve something with chisel
swan
tian e
cygnet
young swan
gander
male goose
intelligible
understandable
treadmill
tread
walk or step on something; trample
construe
interpret
irksome
annoying
amputate
cut off part of body
fulminate
speak scathingly to express forceful criticism
cur
contemptible person
villain
evil character
octogenarian
someone in his her eighties
compulsory
necessary; forced
desperation
recklessness; hopelessness
reck
care, matter
clan
large family;
quill
large feather
fawn
young deer; seek favor by flattory
lout
someone lack of grace
poltroon
someone lack of courage
impostor
someone who pretends to be another
scold
tell someone off; speak harshly
berate
scold vigorously and lengthily
shatter
fragments
mourn
express sadness at somebody's death
cobbler
shoemaker
conscript
compel to military service
enlist
enroll in military; gain support
enthrall
delight thoroughly; enslave
buoy
keep soemthing up;floating signal
locomotive
rail engine
windjammer
large sailing ship
cephalic
of the head
scapula
bone forming back of the shoulder
catechism
religious questions and answers
odyssey
series of travels
truss
to tie tightly; something that provides support
patio
roofless courtyard
reel
revolving storage device
spool
wind something on spool
skein
twisted bundle of yarn
canopy
cover for shelter
legerdemain
show of decietful skill
orator
givers of speeches
damp
moist; melancholy
vaudeville
popular entertainment
caricature
comic exaggeration
comical
funny
dune
hill of sand
frown
displeased expression by wrinkling brow
proponent
advocate
outfox
outwit somebody
outdo
do better
batter
hit repeatedly
antic
clown
commissioned
authority to act as agent
depose
remove from office; take evidence
shrug
raise and drop shoulders to express indifference or lack of knowledge
shudder
shiver violently
prose
language that is not poetry
nomandic
wanderer
sedentary
involving sitting
ravenous
extremely hungry
disband
split up
wayward
disobedience; erratic
methodical
systematical
dross
something wrothless
pandemonium
chaos
quartz
crstalline mineral
greisen
rock composed of quartz
dereliction
neglect of duty
compend
compendium; short account
compendious
full and concise
colossal
very large; very great
artless
without deception
nosy
intrusively inquisitive
punctuality
keeping in arranged time
slumber
sleep, inactive
arousal
arousing of emotion or activity; sexual desire
grudge
resentment that last for a long time
arsenic
poisonous element
pantry
place for storing food
sludge
wet material; solid waste; broken ice
obstrusive
conspicuous; annoying,tend to force your presence or opinions on other people
usher
someone who seats people; escort or seat somebody
sabbatical
leave from work
caste
social class based rank, birth, or other criterion
gentry
the upper class just below artistocracy
artisan
skilled craftsperson.
logy
sluggish
interminable
seemingly endless
restraint
holding back something
dulcet
agreeable to hear
fracas
quarrel or fight
sonorous
producing sound;
lull
soothe or calm somebody
cant
slope; jolt; jargon; hypocritical talk
purblind
completely bind
amulatory
able to move
dispatch
send something; carry out
convoke
call to assemble
forswear
reject strongly
curb
edge of sidewalk; impose limitation; restrain
febrile
relating fever
sturdy
well made; with a strong build
coarse
rough; vulgar
lackey
man servant
unguent
healing ointment
ointment
substance that soothe itchiness, soreness, or help heal wounds
grave
serious in manner
dandy
excellent; one who is very elegant in dress or manners
stern
strict; severe; forbidding
rogue
somebody dishonest
fatalist
believer in fatalism
stanch
stop liquid flow
gnome
tiny supernatural being
impasse
block to progress or agreement
easement
limited use of property
nonchalance
casual attitude
gaudy
showy
gaunt
thin; stark
stark
plain
plump
filled with something; slightly overweight
emaciate
make or become thin
oblivious
unaware; forgetten
mortality
certainty to die; number of death
pediatrician
children's doctor
stature
height; individual's standing
cushy
well-paid and easy; luxurious
startling
surprising or alarming
egalitarian
believing in equality
femur
main bone in human's thigh
spurt
jet of liquid or gas; sudden increase
eradicate
get rid of something completelyl
irradicable
impossible to eradicate
haul
pull or drag something
hale
fit and strong; make somebody go somewhere
dither
hestitate; teeter
apace
quickly
turbid
muddy;confused
limpid
clear; lucid
pellucid
transparent; clear in meaning
carousal
noisy party
inveigh
speak out angrily
objurgate
scold
lambaste
criticize strongly
excoriate
denouce
impugn
criticize or cast doubt on
reprehend
censure
retaliate
hurt somebody in return
agitate
make somebody anxious, arouse public interest, move something violently
pillory
ridicule or punish somebody
bacchanilian
druken revelry
revelry
noisy celebration
deprave
corrupt somebody
iniquity
injustice or immoral
libertine
philanderer
philanderer
have casual affairs with women
libidinous
expressing sexual desire
salacious
with sexual content
fealty
faithfulness
canard
hoax, false report or rumor that intended as a joke; aircraft part like wing
ersatz
artificial, imiatating something superior
mordant
sarcastic; corrosive
mordacious
sharply sarcastic; bitting
eulogize
praise highly
minatory
menacing
renitent
rigid in structure or attitude
recreant
disloyal
stultify
diminish interest; make somebody seem stupid
ancillary
subordinate; providing support
mainstay
chief support
stalwart
dependable;strong; hard-working loyal supporter
curmudgeon
somebody who is irritable or stubborn
untoward
inappropriate; unexpected; causing misfortune
burgeoning
growing quickly
clement
mild as regards weather; merciful
unstinting
generous
covetous
want somebody else's property (covet)
curt
rudely brief; terse
pithy
brief and to point; of pith
periphrastic
using circumlocution; indirect statement
turgid
pompous and overcomplicated; overflowing
despotic
(despot); powerful ruler
peremptory
dictatorial

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