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  1. Abject
    most miserable kind
  2. contravene
    to act or counter to
  3. indelible
    impossible to remove
  4. affectation
    a show, or display
  5. precipitous
    extremely steep
  6. magnanimity
    extremely liberal
  7. sagacity
    wisdom
  8. circumscribed
    to determine the limits of
  9. acrimonious
    bitter and sharp in language
  10. ensconced
    to settle securely or comfortably 
  11. acquiesce
    to agree or consent
  12. staunch
    firm in one's beliefs 
  13. fastidious
    difficult to please
  14. effete
    decadent
  15. eclectic
    not following any one system
  16. wallow
    to revel
  17. impregnable
    unconquerable
  18. macabre
    horrible
  19. condescending
    showing/implying a usually patronizing descent from dignity 
  20. chimerical
    highly unrealistic 
  21. apotheosis
    the elevation of a person to the rank of a god
  22. laconic
    using few words
  23. mellifluous
    sweet sounding
  24. tremulous
    characterized by trembling
  25. reprehensible
    blameworthy
  26. taciturn
    stern and silent in expression and manner
  27. contrition
    sincere penitence or remorse
  28. luminous
    shining
  29. facetious
    not meant to be taken seriously or literally
  30. malign
    speak evil of
  31. austere
    uncompromising
  32. adroit
    ingenious
  33. credulous
    gullible
  34. prosaic
    unimaginative
  35. indigent
    impoverished
  36. forlorn
    desolate or dreary
  37. furtive
    sly; shifty
  38. fathom
    understand
  39. bereft
    deprived utterly of something
  40. tenacity
    keeping a firm hold

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