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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