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altruistic

generous; concerned for others

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laconic

using a minimum of words; concise

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3

reverent

respectful

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ensconce

to settle comfortably

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5

delineate

to describe with accuracy, detail

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resplendent

brilliant, shining

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7

denigrate

to belittle, to run down

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angular

lean; sharp cornered; gaunt

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9

fruition

state of realization or accomplishment

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opulent

possessing great wealth

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insolent

overbearing; insulting; disrespectful

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proclivity

inclination, tendency

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insuperable

not able to surmount, vanquish

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14

aversion

contempt; intense dislike

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sardonic

scornful or derisive; mocking

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interloper

interferes in the affairs or rights of others

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superfluous

needless; overflowing; extra

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deleterious

harmful; dangerous; injurious

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replete

filled to capacity, abundant in supply

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elucidate

to make clear, to explain

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21

antithesis

a direct opposite, a contrast

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opaque

not transparent; hard to understand

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23

stratagem

a trick for obtaining advantagr

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24

gratis

free, without charge or recompense

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25

carnal

relate to crude bodily pleasures and appetites; marked by sexuality

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26

titter

to snicker or to giggle nervously

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27

discourse

communication, oral/written

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28

assiduous

attentive; persistent

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29

husband

to manage prudently

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profundity

profound knowledge, depth

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31

defamation

ruining another's reputation

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raconteur

one skilled at telling stories

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33

lurid

sensational, gruesome causing shock

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autonomous

independent; self-contained

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35

toady

one who flatters in hopes of favors

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36

malady

a disease or unwholesome condition

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viable

capable of working, functioning, or living; feasible

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bastion

a fortification, a stronghold

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39

savory

morally correct; appetizing; pleasing

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exacerbate

to aggravate, to irritate, to vex

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41

abase

to degrade, to humiliate

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42

impudent

disrespectful, improper bold acts

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43

pontificate

to speak in a self important manner; to speak pompously

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44

esteem

estimate of value; approval, respect

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45

barb

a critical or caustic remark

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46

rotund

very plump, round

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cavalier

armed horseman, a knight; treating matters lightly

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48

abet

to encourage or to assist

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49

fold

a group bound by common beliefs

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50

lionize

to treat with importance, celebrity

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51

dross

waste material

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maelstrom

a turbulent whirlpool

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53

grotto

cave

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54

abhor

to detest utterly; to loathe

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55

solvent

to pay debts

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hoary

white with age

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57

tantamount

equivalent in value, significance

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abstemious

sparing; temperate

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narcissitic

excessively loving oneself

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eclectic

coming from a variety of sources

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