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  1. DISPEL
    to drive away as if by scattering; cause to vanish
  2. MAGNITUDE
    size greatness of size or amount
  3. MUNDANE
    ordinary or everyday
  4. EXPLICIT
    stated or shown clearly and exactly
  5. AMBIVALENT
    having conflicting feelings about about someone or something.
  6. RENDER
    to cause (something) to become or make
  7. OBSCURE
    bot easily understood or not clearly expressed
  8. ALOOF
    cool and reserved; distant in personal relations
  9. AUGMENT
    to increase or make greater as in strength or quantity
  10. LONGEVITY
    length of life or life span
  11. MUTED
    softened or toned down; made less intense
  12. TRANSIENT
    temporary passing soon or quickly
  13. AVID
    enthusiastic, devoted or eager
  14. PACIFY
    to make calm or peaceful
  15. EVOKE
    to draw forth as a mental image or a feeling
  16. DWINDLE
    to gradually lessen or shrink
  17. MEDIATE
    to settle (a conflict) by providing nourishment, support, and protection.
  18. LEGACY
    something handed down from people who have come before.
  19. RECONCILE
    to bring (oneself or someone else) to accept
  20. HABITAT
    the natural environment of an animal or a plant
  21. PRETENTIOUS
    making a show of excellence or importance, especially when undeserved
  22. FALLIBLE
    capable of making an error
  23. CONSTRICT
    to make smaller or narrower as by squeezing or shrinking
  24. EXHAUSTIVE
    covering all possible details; complete thorough
  25. GENIAL
    friendly, pleasant and kindly
  26. VILE
    offensive to the senses, feelings or thoughts; disgusting
  27. FORMULATE
    to plan or express in an orderly way
  28. PRAGMATIC
    practical
  29. INHIBITION
    a holding back or blocking of some action, feeling, or thought
  30. CRYPTIC
    having a vague or hidden meaning; mysterious
  31. IMPLICIT
    suggested but not directly expressed; unstated, but able to be undestood
  32. VINDICTIVE
    inclined to seek revenge; vengeful
  33. DEPICT
    to represent in pictures or words; describe
  34. RUPTURE
    to burst or break apart
  35. DEFICIENT
    lacking something essential; inadequate; insufficient
  36. SATURATE
    to soak or fill as much as possible
  37. DETRIMANTAL
    harmful; causing damage
  38. IRONIC
    opposite to what might be expected
  39. FEASIBLE
    possible; able to do
  40. FURTIVE
    done or behaving so as not to be noticed; secret
  41. GAPE
    to stare in wonder or amazement, often with one's mouth wide open
  42. PRECEDENT
    anything that may serve as an example in dealing with later similar circumstances
  43. CONDONE
    to forgive or overlook
  44. PUNITIVE
    giving or involving punishment; punishing
  45. FISCAL
    financial
  46. CONTEMPLATE
    to think about seriously
  47. PATHETIC
    pitifully inadequate or unsuccessful
  48. FEIGN
    to pretend; give a false show of
  49. MENIAL
    not requiring special skills or higher intellectual abilities
  50. EMPATHY
    the ability to share in someone else's feeling or thoughts
  51. TRANSCEND
    to rise above or go beyond the limits of exceed
  52. COMMEMORATE
    to honor the memory of someone or something as with a ceremony; celebrate; observe
  53. WAIVE
    to willingly give up (as acclaim, privilege, or right); do without
  54. CONSENSUS
    an opinion held by everyone (or almost everyone) involved
  55. COMPLACENT
    self-satisfied; feeling too much satisfaction with oneself or one's accomplishments
  56. DILIGENT
    steady, determined and careful in work
  57. NICHE
    an activity or situation especially suited to a person
  58. DEPLETE
    to use up
  59. ENDOW
    to provide with a talent or quality
  60. DISDAIN
    an attitude or feeling of contempt; scorn
  61. EXPULSION
    the act or condition of being forced to leave
  62. OMNIOUS
    threatening harm or evil; menacin
  63. DIVULGE
    to reveal; make known
  64. AVERSE
    having a feeling of dislike or distance for something
  65. MORTIFY
    to humiliate or ebarrass
  66. DETRACTS
    to lessen what is admirable or worthwhile about something
  67. ELATION
    a feeling of great joy or pride
  68. NULLIFY
    to make legally ineffective; cancel
  69. PERCEPTION
    insight or understood gained through observation; impression
  70. PRONE
    having a tendency; inclined (to do something)
  71. RELENTLESS
    persistent; continuous
  72. RATIONATE
    the underlying reason for something; logical basis
  73. FLIPPANT
    disrespectful and not serious enought
  74. CONGENIAL
    agreeable or pleasant in character, friendly; sociable
  75. PROPT
    to urge into action; motivate
  76. REPRISAL
    the paying back of one injury or bad deed with onother
  77. IMPASSE
    a situation with no way out; dead end
  78. RAPPORT
    relationship, especially one that is close, trusting, or sympathetic.
  79. CONVERSELY
    in on opposite manner, in an altogether different way
  80. CHARISMA
    the quality of a leader which captures great popular devotion; personal magnetism; charm
  81. QUEST
    a search; pursuit
  82. PREVALENT
    widespread; common
  83. CONTEND
    to state to be so; claim; affirm
  84. CONTEMPORARY
    modern; up-to-date
  85. PROPONENT
    someone who support a cause
  86. POIGNANT
    emotionally moving; touching
  87. TRAUMATIC
    causing painful emotions, with possible long-lasting psychological effects
  88. EXTROVERT
    an outgoing, sociable person
  89. ASPIRE
    to strongly desire; to be ambitious (to do something or to get something)
  90. LUCRATIVE
    profitable; well-paying
  91. DEFICIT
    a shortage; a lack (in amount)
  92. ABSTAIN
    to hold oneself back from something; refrain
  93. BENEVOLENT
    showing kindness; charitable
  94. AGNOSTIC
    a person who believes we cannot know whether or not there is a God
  95. MANDATORY
    required
  96. DIVERSION
    an amusement or pastime; anything that relaxes or amuses.
  97. AFFILIATE
    to associate; join
  98. DISSENT
    disagreement
  99. ESTEEM
    high regard; respect; favorable opinion
  100. NURTURE
    to promote development by providing nourishment, support and protection.

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