PlacekVocab69-79

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  1. Alacrity
    cheerful willingness
  2. Aversian
    strong dislike
  3. Involuntary
    unintentional
  4. Loath
    unwilling
  5. Loathe
    strong dislike
  6. Volition
    will
  7. Acclivity
    upward slope
  8. Acme
    highest point, summit
  9. Apogee
    farthest point from the earth
  10. Climactic
    arranged in order of increasing force/interest
  11. Consummate
    perfect, superb
  12. Eminence
    high rank
  13. Eminent
    notable, famous
  14. Ethereal
    delicate, intangible
  15. Exalt
    glorify, lift up
  16. Precipice
    cliff
  17. Precipitous
    steep, hasty, rash
  18. Preeminent
    superior
  19. Sublimate
    purify, refine
  20. Sublime
    elevated, noble
  21. Vertex
    farthest point opposite the base as in a triangle
  22. Zenith
    point in the heavens directly overhead
  23. Abject
    sunk to a low condition
  24. Abysmal
    deep, profound
  25. Abyss
    great space, bottomless depth
  26. Anticlimax
    Dignified -> Ludicrous.
  27. Chasm
    wide gap or rift
  28. Declivity
    downward slope
  29. Dregs
    sediment at the bottom of a liquid, worthless part
  30. Earthy
    realistic, coarse
  31. Humble
    not proud, modest
  32. Humiliate
    lower the pride or dignity of
  33. Humility
    humbleness
  34. Menial
    low, mean
  35. Nadir
    lowest point
  36. Plumb
    get to the bottom of, fathom
  37. Profound
    very intellectually deep
  38. Ravine
    deep, narrow gorge worn by running water
  39. Consanguinuity
    blood relationship
  40. Filial
    of or like a son or daughter
  41. Fraternal
    or of like a brother
  42. Genealogy
    a person/family's descent
  43. Gentility
    good manners, upper class
  44. Kith and Kin
    friends and relatives
  45. Maternal
    of or like a mother
  46. Nepotism
    favouritism of relatives by those in power
  47. Paternal
    of or like a father
  48. Progenitor
    forefather
  49. Progeny
    offspring, child
  50. Sibling
    one of two or more children in a family
  51. Aroma
    pleasant odor
  52. Aromatic
    sweet-scent
  53. Fusty
    stale-smelling
  54. Incense
    substance yeilding an odor when burned
  55. Malodorous
    ill-smelling
  56. Noisome
    noxious, disgusting smell
  57. Olfactory
    pertaining to sense of smell
  58. Pungent
    acrid, biting, sharp smell/taste
  59. Putrid
    stinking from decay, extremely bad
  60. Rancid
    unpleasant smell/taste from being spoiled or stale
  61. Rank
    a strong bad odor/taste, extreme
  62. Reek
    emit a strong, disagreeable smell
  63. Scent
    smell/get suspicious of
  64. Unsavory
    unpleasant taste/smell, morally offensive

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