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  1. given to untruthfulness
    mendacious

    adjective
  2. characterized by deception
    duplicitous

    adjective
  3. worn out
    weary

    adjective
  4. not regular
    atypical

    adjective
  5. marked by steady effort
    industrious

    adjective
  6. heavy or laborious
    onerous

    adjective
  7. sophisticated
    cosmopolitan

    adjective
  8. having a clever mind
    astute

    adjective
  9. of great size or power
    prodigious

    adjective
  10. requiring serious thought
    grave

    adjective
  11. rejoicing in or celebrating a victory
    triumphant

    adjective
  12. marked by honesty
    candid

    adjective
  13. stealthy
    surreptitious

    adjective
  14. acting or sounding overblown
    bombastic

    adjective
  15. deserving of respect
    venerable

    adjective
  16. an exceptional fact or event
    phenomenon

    noun
  17. nimbleness
    agility

    noun
  18. shade of difference
    nuance

    noun
  19. a mix of different elements
    amalgam

    noun
  20. violent outpouring
    torrent

    noun
  21. one who makes a gift
    benefactor

    noun
  22. to escape
    evade

    verb
  23. oppose
    antagonize

    verb
  24. enhance
    embellish

    verb
  25. tie together, gather
    harness

    verb
  26. keep trying in spite of opposition
    persevere

    verb
  27. to express as or reduce to a formula
    formulate

    verb
  28. to draw or bring out
    elicit

    verb
  29. follow a rule or an instruction exactly
    adhere

    verb
  30. stimulate or excite
    galvanize

    verb
  31. cause disbelief in the accurancy of
    discredit

    verb
  32. to criticize for a fault
    admonish

    verb
  33. to surprise or amaze someone
    astound

    verb
  34. tending to pacify
    conciliatory

    adjective
  35. to lead away from the truth
    delude

    verb
  36. to carry out or make something into law
    enact

    verb
  37. acting hastily without prior thought
    impulsive

    adjective
  38. a severe or difficult experience
    ordeal

    noun
  39. to develop or grow something
    cultivate

    verb
  40. relating to the cure of diseases or problems
    curative

    adjective
  41. about to happen
    imminent

    adjective
  42. a rule or doctrine shared by a group
    tenet

    noun
  43. generously given
    unstinting

    adjective
  44. excessively eager or hungry
    voracious

    adjective
  45. not favorable
    adverse

    adjective
  46. excessively proud
    arrogant

    adjective
  47. person who is represented by an elected official
    constituent

    noun
  48. take apart
    dismantle

    verb
  49. one who precedes or goes before
    predecessor

    noun
  50. to become filled with sound
    resound

    verb
  51. to collect and put together
    compile

    verb
  52. to express sorrow
    lament

    verb
  53. to prove wrong by argument or evidence
    refute

    verb
  54. to seize and hold by force
    usurp

    verb
  55. marked by compactness or crowding together of parts
    dense

    adjective
  56. devotion to the truth
    veracity

    noun
  57. old and feeble
    decrepit

    adjective
  58. worthy of belief
    credible

    adjective
  59. unusual in appearance or behavior
    eccentric

    adjective
  60. belonging to the nature of a thing
    intrinsic

    adjective
  61. person to whom secrets are confided
    confidant

    noun
  62. to surround or establish securely
    entrench

    verb
  63. chaotic, lawless
    anarchic

    adjective
  64. regulate, adjust
    attune

    verb
  65. inheritance
    bequest

    noun
  66. carefree, happy
    blithe

    adjective
  67. fickle, flighty
    capricious

    adjective
  68. limit, restrict
    circumscribe

    verb
  69. unified
    cohesive

    adjective
  70. conversational
    colloquial

    adjective
  71. self-important
    conceited

    adjective
  72. agreement
    consensus

    noun
  73. expert, specialist
    connoisseur

    noun
  74. scorn, dislike
    contempt

    noun
  75. firm belief
    conviction

    noun
  76. friendly, pleasant
    cordial

    adjective
  77. weaken, incapacitate
    debilitate

    verb
  78. long-lasting, strong
    durable

    adjective
  79. educate, enlighten
    edify

    verb
  80. seize, claim
    expropriate

    verb
  81. offhand, glib
    flippant

    adjective
  82. encourage further, advance
    foster

    verb
  83. frantic, hectic
    frenetic

    adjective
  84. secretive, shy
    furtive

    adjective
  85. undetectable
    imperceptible

    adjective
  86. headstrong, reckless
    impetuous

    adjective
  87. improper, inappropriate
    inapt

    adjective
  88. tendency, whim
    inclination

    noun
  89. complexity
    intricacy

    noun
  90. imply
    insinuate

    verb
  91. playful, funny
    jocular

    adjective
  92. temporary ban, suspension
    moratorium

    noun
  93. grouchy, irritable, rude
    petulant

    adjective
  94. showy, pompous
    pretentious

    adjective
  95. strong, overpowering
    pungent

    adjective
  96. idle, dormant
    quiescent

    adjective
  97. repetitive
    redundant

    adjective
  98. repeat, say again
    reiterate

    verb
  99. amends, compensation
    reparation

    noun
  100. unrequested, unwanted
    unsolicited

    adjective

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