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  1. (n) soft swampy ground that yields under foot, intrapping sitiuation; Morass, Perdicament
    Quagmire
  2. (v) to make unfriendly, hostile, or indifferent; estrange, disaffect
    Alienate
  3. (adj) hard to manage; refractory, unruly
    Fractious
  4. (adj) serving no useful purpose, completely ineffective; fruitless, vain
    Futile
  5. (V) to weigh carefully in the mind; appraise, consider
    Ponder
  6. (n) compulsion by threat; constraint; coercion
    Duress
  7. (n) feeling of uneasiness especially about a point of conscience or propriety; scruple; compunction
    Qualm
  8. (adj) not conforming to type; not typical; irregular; unusual; abnormal
    Atypical
  9. (n) disagreeable necessity; obligation; responsibility
    Onus
  10. (v) arouse to sharp but brief annoyance or anger; irrate; provoke; exasperate
    Nettle
  11. (v) put to rest; quiet; calm
    Allay
  12. (adj) closely or significantly related; relevant; pertinent
    Germane
  13. (n) wide and general destruction; devastation; ruin
    Havoc
  14. (n) state of being deprived of the necessities of life; want; need; deprivation
    Privation
  15. (adj) indefinitely large number; innumerable; countless
    Myraid
  16. (v) level to the ground; tear down; demolish; destroy
    Raze
  17. (v) inspire with awe, fear mixed with dread, wonder, or veneration; threaten; terrify
    Awe
  18. (adj) principal or important; chief; main; primary
    Cardinal
  19. (n) Hearty or keen enjoyment; relish; zest
    Gusto
  20. (n) the highest point of achievement or development; summit; zenith; apex
    Pinnacle
  21. (n) complete or ridiculous failure; flop; disaster
    Fiasco
  22. (v) soothe in temper or disposition; pacify; placate;appease
    Mollify
  23. (n) witty or funny observation or response; usually made on the spur of the moment; joke; witticism
    Quip
  24. (n) special right possessed by an individual or group; privilege; advantage
    Perogative
  25. (v) attract or hold the attention and interest of; fascinate; charm
    Captivate
  26. (adj) showing or expressing great joy; exultant
    Jubilant
  27. (adj) incapable of being recalled or revoked; unalterable; irreversible
    Irrevocable
  28. (adj) heedless of the consequences; audacious; reckless; foolhardy
    Brash
  29. (n) participation or involvement in a wrongful act; collusion; connivance
    Complicity
  30. (adj) steadfast or loyal in principle; faithful; constant
    Staunch
  31. (adj) given to or marked by deception; falsehood; or divergence from the truth; dishonest; untruthful
    Medacious
  32. (adj) highly injurious or destructive; ruinous; deadly; hurtful
    Pernicious
  33. (n) wise and trusted counselor; guide; adviser
    Mentor
  34. (adj) full of twists, turns, and bends; winding; serpentine
    Tortuous

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