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  1. of, affecting, or being on or near the surfaceinvincible


  2. assiduousmarked by care and persistent effort


  3. of or pertaining to or characteristic of a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritativedogmatic


  4. dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlightrenovate


  5. the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speechliability


  6. stubbornly unyieldingunyielding


  7. truncatemake shorter as if by cutting off


  8. critiqueappraise critically


  9. deviating from a straight courseobtrusive


  10. marked by blithe unconcernnonchalant


  11. discomfitnecessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding


  12. alacrityfeeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses


  13. overthrow by argument, evidence, or proofrefute


  14. tending to vanish like vapordiffident


  15. characteristic of informal spoken language or conversationdisruptive


  16. obtrusivesticking out; protruding


  17. obsoleteno longer in use


  18. coming to full development; becoming maturematuration


  19. having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptanceinterlude


  20. nurtureprovide with nourishment


  21. diffusing warmth and friendlinessamiable


  22. work together on a common enterprise of projectostracize


  23. heinousextremely wicked, deeply criminal


  24. euphoricselecting what seems best of various styles or ideas


  25. terrestrialsorrowful through loss or deprivation


  26. determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reasonempirical


  27. obscurenot clearly understood or expressed


  28. feralwild and menacing


  29. extantcharacterized by intense emotion


  30. not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outsideextrinsic


  31. expiatemake amends for


  32. correct or appropriate behaviorpropriety


  33. translucentallowing light to pass through diffusely


  34. truculentlasting a very short time


  35. disagreeable soundsdissonance


  36. intrusiveskillful at eluding capture


  37. expel from a community or groupostracize


  38. fugitiveinflicting punishment


  39. not liable to or capable of changeterminate


  40. effronterymake amends for


  41. marked by practical hardheaded intelligenceastute


  42. capable of or tending to change in form or quality or naturemutable


  43. good luck in making unexpected and fortunate discoveriesamiable


  44. advance beyond the usual limitreputable


  45. invinciblehaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions


  46. force to leave (an office)obsolete


  47. prudentcareful and sensible; marked by sound judgment


  48. renunciationthe act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)


  49. promulgateintellectually productive


  50. marked by ostentation but often tastelessconvoluted


  51. unnecessary and unwarrantedgratuitous


  52. make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secretambivalent


  53. effusivesticking out; protruding


  54. in regular succession without gapspermeate


  55. abstemiousmarked by temperance in indulgence


  56. refurbishmake brighter and prettier


  57. detractorthe act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)


  58. withdrawn from society; seeking solitudereclusive


  59. apathymake dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically


  60. the worship of idols; the worship of images that are not Godidolatry


  61. meticulousstubbornly unyielding


  62. espousechoose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans


  63. characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conductdisruptive


  64. showing inventiveness and skillsagacious


  65. joyously unrestrainedexuberant


  66. remunerationthe act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses


  67. arbitersomeone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue


  68. found in the ordinary course of eventsmundane


  69. consensusagreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole


  70. not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understandinvincible


  71. curtailterminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent


  72. transientact in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises


  73. increaseenhance


  74. equanimitysteadiness of mind under stress


  75. skillful at eluding capturefrugal


  76. cumulativetending to intrude (especially upon privacy)


  77. irrationalnot consistent with or using reason


  78. inexorablenot to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty


  79. innocuousnot injurious to physical or mental health


  80. interlocutora person who takes part in a conversation


  81. foppishaffecting extreme elegance in dress and manner


  82. incumbentnecessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding


  83. skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledgeexpertise


  84. scrutinizefeeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses


  85. rolled longitudinally upon itselfelliptical


  86. ambivalencemixed feelings or emotions


  87. tactileof or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch


  88. ardorcause to do; cause to act in a specified manner


  89. a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)encroach


  90. intransigentlasting a very short time


  91. consternationinclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits


  92. inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclinationsubmissive


  93. a state of misfortune or afflictionadversity


  94. a ruler who is unconstrained by lawnonchalant


  95. innatepresent at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development


  96. reacting to a stimulusallege


  97. inveterateregard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of


  98. avoiding wastedilatory


  99. arable(of farmland) capable of being farmed productively


  100. express strong disapproval ofgratuitous


  101. delegatea person appointed or elected to represent others


  102. mediaterefuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid


  103. rounded like an eggcloying


  104. capable of being shaped or bent or drawn outremedial


  105. a predisposition in favor of somethingpredilection


  106. cognizant(sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception


  107. disparageexpress a negative opinion of


  108. irresoluteuncertain how to act or proceed


  109. the trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensiblerenovate


  110. an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wantingreplete


  111. adulationservile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise


  112. the state of being prominent: widely known or eminentinevitable


  113. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthyhaughty


  114. debunkexpose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas


  115. excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotionfrenetic


  116. turbulentcharacterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination


  117. imputea force that moves something along


  118. sagaciousacutely insightful and wise


  119. bereftcharacterized by abundance of verdure


  120. anomalydeviation from the normal or common order or form or rule


  121. beratecensure severely or angrily


  122. cogentpowerfully persuasive


  123. conciliatorysomeone to whom private matters are confided


  124. (philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the criteria of knowledge and meaning and valueimplicit


  125. contented to a fault with oneself or one's actionsintrepid


  126. plausible but falsedilatory


  127. a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose)preamble


  128. aggressive boldness or unmitigated effronteryaudacity


  129. temperancethe trait of avoiding excesses


  130. diligentquietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness


  131. abbreviateshorten


  132. asceticsomeone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline


  133. something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurredanachronism


  134. corrosiveof a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action


  135. cause to lose one's composureabstain


  136. moroseshowing a brooding ill humor


  137. emendpraise, glorify, or honor


  138. lucid(of language) transparently clear; easily understandable


  139. pretentiousharmful to living things


  140. to cause to separate and go in different directionsrenovate


  141. restitutionthe act of restoring something to its original state


  142. ambiguousauguring favorable circumstances and good luck


  143. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or factsconsummate


  144. remedialfree from undue bias or preconceived opinions


  145. said or done without having been planned or written in advancemalleable


  146. guilelessfree of deceit


  147. jeopardizepose a threat to; present a danger to


  148. timid by nature or revealing timiditytimorous


  149. an expression of sympathy with another's griefcondolence


  150. the state of being held in low esteeminvincible


  151. a difficult problemdilatory


  152. contritefeeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses


  153. divinationmutual accusations


  154. impeccablehaving a good reputation


  155. someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly fieldnovice


  156. examine or consider with attention and in detailperuse


  157. penitentfeeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds


  158. validatemake valid or confirm the validity of


  159. buttressrepeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse


  160. a person without a home, job, or propertypersevere


  161. usurperone who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another


  162. mandatemarked by practical hardheaded intelligence


  163. bombasticconcerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste


  164. the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociabilityvalidate


  165. praise, glorify, or honorjuxtapose


  166. allegation(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)


  167. sullyreport or maintain


  168. turn away from by persuasionexpropriate


  169. capriciousmarked by precise accordance with details


  170. empiricalderived from experiment and observation rather than theory


  171. causing abrasionabrasive


  172. pallidmake dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically


  173. tenaciousstubbornly unyielding


  174. someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone elseemissary


  175. gargantuan(of farmland) capable of being farmed productively


  176. appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own useexonerate


  177. having great mass and weight and unwieldinessponderous


  178. more than is needed, desired, or requiredconnotation


  179. expeditemake amends for


  180. diffusing warmth and friendlinessgenial


  181. regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe ofmutable


  182. say (something) with great enthusiasmresponsive


  183. discreetmarked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint


  184. someone who is punished for the errors of othersmundane


  185. corresponding in character or kindcontemporary


  186. servilesubmissive or fawning in attitude or behavior


  187. leave one's country of residence for a new onerefute


  188. marked by qualities giving the power to produce an intended effectpunctilious


  189. lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent ofpenitent


  190. tending to cure or restore to healththerapeutic


  191. deprive of possessionsexpropriate


  192. cohering or tending to cohere; well integratedcohesive


  193. flagrantconspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible


  194. ardentcharacterized by intense emotion


  195. malingerreport or maintain


  196. aestheticexaggerated feeling of well-being or elation


  197. maledictionthe act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)


  198. insipidmarked by practical hardheaded intelligence


  199. ideally perfect state; especially in its social and political and moral aspectsutopia


  200. deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injuriousculpable


  201. diminutiveuttered with unrestrained enthusiasm


  202. vigorous and animatedvivacious


  203. munificentvery generous


  204. polarizecause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions


  205. after the expected or usual time; delayedbelated


  206. the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusionsremuneration


  207. move or draw apartcloying


  208. prolifichaving or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude


  209. fallacya misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning


  210. disclose to view as by removing a coveronerous


  211. oblivious(followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of


  212. auguring favorable circumstances and good luckauspicious


  213. lethargicdeficient in alertness or activity


  214. mutual accusationsrecrimination


  215. transmitting light; able to be seen through with claritypellucid


  216. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluidssecrete


  217. lacking spirit or livelinessredoubtable


  218. emollientmarked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts


  219. the act of converging (coming closer)convergence


  220. pronounce not guilty of criminal chargesexculpate


  221. characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordinationdisruptive


  222. arbitrarybased on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice


  223. of or relating to perceptionmisconception


  224. novicea small or moderate or token amount


  225. incontrovertibleimpossible to subdue


  226. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitudeconciliatory


  227. invulnerable to fear or intimidationintrepid


  228. moving and bending with easealacrity


  229. marked by strong resentment or cynicismzealous


  230. provocativeincapable of being transgressed or dishonored


  231. sanctimoniousexcessively or hypocritically pious


  232. atypicalrelease from entanglement of difficulty


  233. exemplaryworthy of imitation


  234. rich and superior in qualityredoubtable


  235. untenable(of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified


  236. the property of being long-livedallege


  237. absolvegrant remission of a sin to


  238. affectationa deliberate pretense or exaggerated display


  239. not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of franknessdisingenuous


  240. tranquilityimpressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapproval


  241. denigratecharge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone


  242. laudatorywasting time


  243. credulityfilled to satisfaction with food or drink


  244. partisana fervent and even militant proponent of something


  245. ominousmarked by complexity and richness of detail


  246. capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or useadaptable


  247. heard or perceptible by the earpermeate


  248. be on friendly terms with someone, as if with a brother, especially with an enemyfraternize


  249. indomitabletiresomely long; seemingly without end


  250. intuitivespontaneously derived from or prompted by a natural tendency


  251. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritationsvex


  252. treacherousact in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises


  253. inevitableincapable of being avoided or prevented


  254. relevancethe trait of avoiding excesses


  255. proximitysomeone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field


  256. authoritarianterminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent


  257. the state of being legally obliged and responsibleprominence


  258. suppress or crush completelyincompatible


  259. pronounce not guilty of criminal chargesexonerate


  260. obduratelessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of


  261. someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasureshedonist


  262. sedentaryrequiring sitting or little activity


  263. mitigatepoor enough to need help from others


  264. conformityan undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting


  265. an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflicthackneyed


  266. eradicatedestroy completely, as if down to the roots


  267. portendindicate by signs


  268. a person who is rejected (from society or home)pariah


  269. exultantly proud and joyful; in high spiritselated


  270. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generositybenevolent


  271. spend thoughtlessly; throw awaydiverge


  272. relating to or characteristic of or situated on an islandinsular


  273. to draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersectcircumscribe


  274. criterionthe ideal in terms of which something can be judged


  275. having a variety of colorsvariegated


  276. properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficientcompetent


  277. ineffablewithout fault or error


  278. inimitablesuggest that someone is guilty


  279. transitorylasting a very short time


  280. not precisely determined or established; not fixed or known in advancesustain


  281. luridskillful at eluding capture


  282. demureaffectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way


  283. carpingpersistent petty and unjustified criticism


  284. plasticlacking wit or imagination


  285. gregariousinstinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying the company of others


  286. experienced at secondhandabrasive


  287. transmutea document giving an official instruction or command


  288. plausiblecapable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature


  289. impervious to correction by punishmentincorrigible


  290. characterized by abundance of verdureverdant


  291. deleteriousconspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible


  292. egregiousvigorous and animated


  293. existing for a long timecircuitous


  294. characterized by or constituting an obsessionobsessive


  295. didacticinstructive (especially excessively)


  296. easily irritated or annoyedinvigorate


  297. alleviateprovide physical relief, as from pain


  298. transgresswander from a direct or straight course


  299. the act of mimicking; imitative behaviortemperance


  300. expansiveof a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action


  301. lenienttolerant or lenient


  302. nocturnalbelonging to or active during the night


  303. characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importancenarcissistic


  304. wishing evil to othersdissonance


  305. lack of attention and due caredisregard


  306. destitutepoor enough to need help from others


  307. empathyunderstanding and entering into another's feelings


  308. to stress, single out as importantaccentuate


  309. providing no shelter or sustenancerancorous


  310. corroborationconfirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence


  311. living by preying on other animals especially by catching living preyintrusive


  312. reprehensiblebringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure


  313. arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depththerapeutic


  314. punctilioushabitually complaining


  315. excessively unwilling to spendpenurious


  316. quality of being easily damaged or destroyedfragility


  317. proliferatepronounce not guilty of criminal charges


  318. ostentatiousintended to attract notice and impress others


  319. insincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or beliefs that you do not really havehypocrisy


  320. be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importancepredominate


  321. solaceexultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits


  322. extricaterelease from entanglement of difficulty


  323. aridarrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth


  324. the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take libertiesconsolation


  325. strenuoustaxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance


  326. idiosyncraticpeculiar to the individual


  327. implicitimplied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something


  328. tediumthe feeling of being bored by something tedious


  329. punitiveinflicting punishment


  330. affecthave an effect upon


  331. the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)liability


  332. tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yieldarcane


  333. inspiring feardilatory


  334. restore to a previous or better conditionadversary


  335. inequality or difference in some respectdisparity


  336. tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romansinherent


  337. scrupulous(of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear


  338. composurechoose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans


  339. diffusespread out; not concentrated in one place


  340. digresswander from a direct or straight course


  341. postpone doing what one should be doingprocrastinate


  342. impregnate with the virus or germ of a disease in order to render immuneinoculate


  343. spread or diffuse throughpermeate


  344. temerityfearless daring


  345. toxina poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species


  346. interludean intervening period or episode


  347. oneroustimid by nature or revealing timidity


  348. of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical actiondivisive


  349. having a useful functionmalevolence


  350. tear down so as to make flat with the groundaudible


  351. (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working classbourgeois


  352. lengthen or extend in duration or spacesustain


  353. simulatedstubbornly persistent in wrongdoing


  354. dominantmost frequent or common


  355. chronologically misplacedallege


  356. lacking wit or imaginationprosaic


  357. the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseasespathology


  358. lacking worth or importancetransient


  359. strive to equal or match, especially by imitatingemulate


  360. incapable of being transgressed or dishonoredincontrovertible


  361. extremely impressive in strength or excellenceincontrovertible


  362. having great beauty and splendorrefurbish


  363. elaborately or excessively ornamentedfractious


  364. affectedacted upon; influenced


  365. sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnationcontrition


  366. the principal character in a work of fictionprotagonist


  367. show to be right by providing justification or proofcontrition


  368. impetusa force that moves something along


  369. ferventcharacterized by intense emotion


  370. hackneyedarrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth


  371. restore to good health or strengthrecuperate


  372. interminabletiresomely long; seemingly without end


  373. dilatorywasting time


  374. cloyingskillful at eluding capture


  375. choose not to consumeabstain


  376. having a good reputationutilitarian


  377. circumlocutionan indirect way of expressing something


  378. notoriousshowing inventiveness and skill


  379. abstinencethe state of being prominent: widely known or eminent


  380. invigoratework together on a common enterprise of project


  381. conciseexpressing much in few words


  382. place side by sidedilatory


  383. tangentialof superficial relevance if any


  384. indifferentmarked by a lack of interest


  385. make worseexacerbate


  386. an exaggerated opinion of your own importanceegotism


  387. act, feel, or give mutually or in returnreciprocate


  388. clandestineconducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods


  389. repleteturn away from by persuasion


  390. mediocritythe act of mimicking; imitative behavior


  391. condescending(used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension


  392. occurring by happy chancefortuitous


  393. enthrallhold spellbound


  394. dubioushorrible in fierceness or savagery


  395. queruloushabitually complaining


  396. incriminatesuggest that someone is guilty


  397. surrogatesomeone who takes the place of another person


  398. recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the likecircumlocution


  399. vestigean indication that something has been present


  400. opportunisticoccurring by happy chance


  401. mixed with impuritiesambivalence


  402. regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe ofvenerate


  403. potentially existing but not presently evident or realizedlatent


  404. requiring secret or mysterious knowledgeberate


  405. tremuloushabitually complaining


  406. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse actionstimulus


  407. having or revealing supreme mastery or skillcongruent


  408. make furiouscontaminate


  409. inherentexisting as an essential constituent or characteristic


  410. demagogueshowing a brooding ill humor


  411. rationale(law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)


  412. impartialattribute or credit to


  413. the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)disregard


  414. selecting what seems best of various styles or ideaspenitent


  415. characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)precocious


  416. marked by active interest and enthusiasmingenious


  417. detect with the sensesdebased


  418. abridgelessen, diminish, or curtail


  419. refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as validtherapeutic


  420. without or deprived of the use of speech or wordsardent


  421. a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinionsfallacy


  422. be persistent, refuse to stoppersevere


  423. impinge or infringe uponimpinge


  424. phlegmaticshowing little emotion


  425. a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitudelethargic


  426. impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapprovalgrandiose


  427. eminentstanding above others in quality or position


  428. hasty and without attention to detail; not thoroughremedial


  429. someone to whom private matters are confidedconfidant


  430. surreptitiousmarked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed


  431. beliea poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species


  432. coherentproperly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient


  433. contaminatesomeone to whom private matters are confided


  434. someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutionsadversary


  435. pugnaciousauguring favorable circumstances and good luck


  436. increasing gradually by regular degrees or additionsincremental


  437. incompatiblenot compatible


  438. salvagethe act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire


  439. terminatebring to an end or halt


  440. talismana trinket or piece of jewelry usually hung about the neck and thought to be a magical protection against evil or disease


  441. tentativeunsettled in mind or opinion


  442. induceexisting as an essential constituent or characteristic


  443. a small or moderate or token amountenmity


  444. characterized by dignity and proprietystaid


  445. amicable(law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)


  446. showing deep-seated resentmentrancorous


  447. dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)divisive


  448. ornatemarked by complexity and richness of detail


  449. mollifycause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of


  450. virtuosoindicate by signs


  451. absolutionservile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise


  452. naive and easily deceived or trickedgullible


  453. provoke the hostility ofantagonize


  454. allegemarked by practical hardheaded intelligence


  455. exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or stylefelicitous


  456. stand stillstagnate


  457. a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)inarticulate


  458. enervateact between parties with a view to reconciling differences


  459. contentiousmarked by temperance in indulgence


  460. someone who offers oppositionadversary


  461. profanegrossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred


  462. inundatefill or cover completely, usually with water


  463. disdainto cause to separate and go in different directions


  464. mercurialdiffusing warmth and friendliness


  465. tolerantshowing or characterized by broad-mindedness


  466. seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassivesustain


  467. uncertain or unable to decide about what course to followambivalent


  468. a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a systemreprehensible


  469. unpalatablecapable of being shaped or bent or drawn out


  470. suppressto put down by force or authority


  471. a state of deep-seated ill-willguileless


  472. aggressivecharacteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight


  473. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctionsincisive


  474. reconcile(law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)


  475. misconceptionan incorrect conception


  476. compulsory force or threatcloying


  477. connotationthe act of consoling; giving relief in affliction


  478. consolationcoming to full development; becoming mature


  479. pervasivespreading or spread throughout


  480. occurring in the same period of timeterminate


  481. a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)anarchy


  482. tritecensure severely or angrily


  483. unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaningambiguity


  484. harsh criticism or disapprovalcensure


  485. placatecensure severely or angrily


  486. amplifyincrease the volume of


  487. showing modest reservestagnate