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  1. abberant
    abnormal
  2. abate
    reduce
  3. abscond
    leave secretly
  4. ambiguous, dubious, equivocal, nebulous
    unclear, doubtful, obscure, vague
  5. alacrity
    fast
  6. apocryphal
    question authority or authenticity
  7. approbation
    approval or praise
  8. attenuate
    weaken
  9. austere
    severe or stern in appearance, undecorated, bare
  10. ardor
    passsionate, intense, fervor
  11. arbitrate
    judge a dispute between opposing parties
  12. burgeon
    grow or flourish
  13. burnish
    polish
  14. capricious
    changing one's mind quickly and often
  15. castigate, upbraid
    punish or critize
  16. caustic, trenchant, mordant
    witty
  17. coalesce
    • grow together to make single whole
    • (condence, blend, fuse, consolidate)
  18. circumspect
    cautious, aware
  19. decorum
    propriety, appropriate conduct, etiquette
  20. credulous
    gullible
  21. corroborate
    supporting evidence
  22. dilatory
    intended to dely
  23. diatribe, invective, obloquy, harangue
    abusive speech
  24. diffident
    shy, lacking self confidence, timid, demure
  25. desiccate
    dehydrate
  26. desultory
    disconnected, random
  27. deference
    respect
  28. deride, gibe
    treat with contempt, mock, ridicule
  29. dilettante
    amateurish, superficial knowledge
  30. dirge, elegy
    funeral hymn, mournful speech
  31. discern
    perceive or recongize, distinguish
  32. disabuse
    free of error
  33. disparate
    different
  34. dissemble
    disguise
  35. dogma
    strong belief
  36. dogmatic
    dictatorial, authoritarian
  37. ephemeral, transient, evanescent
    fleeting
  38. equivocate
    double meaning to mislead, lie
  39. enumerate
    count, list
  40. engender
    cause, produce
  41. exigent
    urgent
  42. exculpate
    clear of blame, acquit, vindicate, absolve, exonerate
  43. foment
    incite, instigate
  44. iconoclast, maverick
    opposes established beliefs, nonconformist
  45. imperturable
    not capable of being disturbed, composed, impassive
  46. impetuous
    quick to act without thinking, rash, impulsive, reckless
  47. inchoate
    incomplete, disorganized
  48. ingenuous
    innocent, naive
  49. inimical, adverse, dissident, recalcitrant
    hostile
  50. insipid
    lacking interest or flavor
  51. intransigent, obdurate, obstinate
    stubborn
  52. lassitude
    weak, tired
  53. malinger
    fake illness to avoid responsiblity
  54. misanthrope
    dislike people
  55. obsequious
    servile, submissive, eager to please
  56. obviate, occlude
    prevent
  57. onerous
    burdensome
  58. opprobrium, ignominy
    shame, dishonor
  59. ostentation
    showiness
  60. perfidious
    deceit
  61. phlegmatic
    unemotional, calm
  62. pervasive
    imbue, permeate, infuse, penetrate
  63. perfunctory
    routine, indifferent
  64. precipitate
    steep, abrupt, lack deliberation
  65. proclivity
    natural inclination
  66. probity
    honesty, integrity, virtue
  67. propitiate
    appease
  68. propitious
    good omen
  69. quiescent
    motionless
  70. repudiate
    reject validity
  71. reticent
    quiet
  72. satiate
    over indulge, satisfy
  73. specious
    deceptively attractive
  74. soporific
    causing sleep
  75. taciturn
    quiet, without words
  76. torpor
    lazy
  77. transitory
    brief, temporary
  78. vacillate
    indecisive, sway
  79. venerate
    respect
  80. veracity
    truth
  81. volatile
    changeable, lively

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