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  1. ameliorate
    to relieve; as from pain or hardship
  2. anathema
    anything forbidden, as by social useage
  3. animadversion
    criticism
  4. belligerent
    manifesting a warlike spirit
  5. berate
    to scold
  6. garrulous
    constant trivial talking
  7. germane
    relevant
  8. gossamer
    flimsy
  9. errant
    roving or wandering, as im search of adventure or opportunity for gallant deeds
  10. eschew
    to keep clear of
  11. facetious
    amusing
  12. fugacious
    fleeting
  13. fulminate
    to cause to explode
  14. fulsome
    offensive from excess praise
  15. gainsay
    to contradict; to deny
  16. diatribe
    malicious criticism
  17. didactic
    pertaining to teaching
  18. diaphanous
    transparent
  19. deter
    to frigethen away
  20. educe
    to draw out
  21. effete
    tired to the point of exhaustion
  22. effrontery
    unblushing impedence (rudeness)
  23. eqanimity
    calmness, composed
  24. equivocal
    ambiguous
  25. equivocate
    to use words with double meaning
  26. extol
    highest praise
  27. extirpate
    to root out; eradicate
  28. forswear
    tp renounce upon oath
  29. discreet
    judicious
  30. dissemble
    to sow or scatter abroad
  31. encomium
    a formal or discriminating experssion of praise
  32. encumbrance
    a burdensome and troublesome load
  33. endemic
    unique to a specific group of people
  34. enervate
    to break
  35. engender
    to produce
  36. fervid
    intense
  37. exculpate
    to relieve of blame
  38. exigency
    a critical period or condidtion
  39. fidelity
    loyalty
  40. fervor
    intensity of feeling
  41. ardor
    feeling of love
  42. grandiloquent
    speaking in a bombastic or pompus style
  43. abeyance
    a temporary lapse in activity; suspension
  44. abberation
    an abnormality
  45. abrogate
    to nullify or abolish
  46. abscond
    to make a secret departure
  47. accretion
    gradual build up or enlargement
  48. discomfit
    upset, defeat
  49. disconsolate
    hopelessly sad
  50. discontenance
    to look upon with disfavor; to have a low opinion of

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