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benevolent
adj-charitable,kind
amiable
adj-friendly, genial
ignominy
n-humiliation, disgrace, shame
countenance
n-expression, disposition
venerable
adj-respectable, honorable, admirable
reverance
n-respect, honor
endeavor
n-effort, venture, undertaking
melancholy
adj-sad, morose, lachrymose
despondence
n-dejection, hopelessness, despair
procure
v-obtain, achieve, acquire
cursory
hasty, superficial, hurried
demeanor
n-behavior, bearing, air, look, deportment
obdurate
adj-persistent, inflexible, stubborn
deduce
v-determine, infer
induce
v-cause, incite, promote
discern(ment)
v-recognize, anticipate, ascertain, differentiate
fastidious
adj-critical, demanding, meticulous
smitten (smite)
adj taken, infatuated
fervent
adj-showing intensity of spirit, feeling- enthusiastic
ardor
n- fervor, passion
commence (recommencing)
v-start, embark on
bestow
v- give, present
transitory
adj-short-lived, brief
tranquility
n-calmness, peace
lassitude
n- lethargy
exhortation
n-caution, warning
animated
adj- lively, active
irrevocable
adj-inevitable
vivacity
n-activity
antipathy
n-disgust, dislike, aversion
approbation
n-praise, approval
consolation
n-comfort, solace
salubrious
n-healthful, wholesome
elapsed
v-passed (time)
precipice
n-cliff, abyss
abhor
v- detest, hate, scorn
disdain
n- contempt, spurn
malignity
n-malevolence, spite
inexorable
adj-unyielding, unalterable
annihilation
n-destruction, elimination
dissoluble
adj- incapable of being dissolved, destroyed
clemency
n- disposition to show forbearance, compassion, forgiveness

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