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Respected because of age
Controversy; argument; verbal attack
Harmless
An outcast
To judge a dispute between two opposing sides
Rebellion
Not easily managed or manipulated
Speech in praise of someone
Clever; deceptive
Wandering and unpredictable
Easily aroused or changeable; lively or explosive
Persuasive and moving, especially in speech
Showing innocence or childlike simplicity
Intricate and complicated
To soothe or pacify
Temporary; lasting a brief time
To fluctuate between choices
Concerning the appreciation of beauty
Ancient; old-fashioned
Practical, as opposed to idealistic
Filled with truth and accuracy
Absolute; certain
To respect deeply
A funeral hymn or mournful speech
Having a sharp edge; intellectually sharp; perceptive
Clear and easily understood
To be present throughout; to permeate
Something that brings about a change in something else
Impossible to penetrate; incapable of being affected
Bright; brilliant; glowing
Known or understood only by a few
Rude and bad-tempered
Predictable; boring
A ghost or specter; a ghost of a living person seen just before his or her death
An extremely deep hole
Lack of interest or emotion
Of a similar kind
A firmly held opinion, especially a religious belief
To physically sway; to be indecisive
To combine; to mix together
Outgoing; sociable
Having bad connotations; disparaging
Courageous; spunky
Sharp and irritating to the senses
Uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled
Acting excessively enthusiastic; filled with extreme, unquestioned devotion
Earthly; down-to-earth; commonplace
To set fire to or ignite; excite or inspire
Severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
Relaxation; leisure
Temporary suppression or suspension
Use of an inoffensive word of phrase in place of a more distasteful one
To overwhelm, to cover with water
Fearless, resolutely courageous
Fresh and clean; uncorrupted
Extremely generous or extravagant; to give unsparingly
DefinitionWord
Potential that is not readily apparent
Relating to a palace; magnificent
Suspicious
Wisdom; caution or restraint
Fearless; daring
Wandering from place to place; unsettled
To annoy or provoke to anger
A person who is guided by materialism and is disdainful of intellectual or artistic values
To make impure
Tolerant; broad-minded; generous; lavish
Beliefs or character of a group
To penetrate
Composed of unlike parts; different; diverse
Book, usually large and academic
Steadily increasing in volume or force
Passion; excitement
Meal or mealtime
Causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing
To infuse
To prelace (another) by force; to take the place of
Aware; conscious; able to perceive
To speak in favor of
A nest built high in the air; an elevated, often secluded, dwelling
No variation; tediously the same
Long, harsh speech or verbal attack
A person with expert knowledge or discriminating tastes
Ornament worn as a charm against evil spirits
Great disorder; confused situation
To perceive or recognize
Growth process from conception to birth
A compact or close-knit body of people, animals, or things
To calm down or moderate
A state of static balance or equilibrium; stagnation
Starting to develop; coming into existence
Unscrupulous; shocking unfair or unjust
Highest point; summit; the highest level or degree attainable
Dormant; unused
Effective writing or speaking
Lightly acting in a fanciful or capricious manner; unpredictable
Purposeful exaggeration for effect
Crude person; one lacking manners or taste
Determined by chance or impulse
To discard to get rid of something as unnecessary or encumbering
To tarnish; to taint
A sorrowful poem or speech
Agitated, overdone
Attack; assault
To make larger; expand
A mark of shame or discredit
To express sorrow; to grieve
Ungrateful person
Lavish; wasteful
Easily deceived
To gain favor with another by deliberate effort; to seek to please somebody so as to gain an advantage
A rabble-rouser, usually appealing to emotion or prejudice
Charity; a desire or effort to promote goodness
DefinitionWord
Capable of being shaped
Excess
Premise; postulate; self-evident truth
Trick designed to deceive an enemy
To assume as real or conceded; propose as an explanation
Cooperation; mutual helpfulness
Able to speak clearly and expressively
Nonsensical talk; specialized language
Rural
A subtle expression of meaning or quality
To humble oneself in a demeaning way
The point of culmination; peak
Sensible; showing good judgment
To reject the validity of
Stubborn; unyielding
Clearly state or shown; forthright in expression
Frolicsome; playful
To grow together to form a single whole
Abusive language
Doubtful; uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
Young woman making debut in high society
To act confusedly or without clear purpose
Theft of property
A puzzle; a mystery
Respect; courtesy
To choose not to do something
Sound of a funeral bell; omen of death or failure
Tightly sealed
Flamboyance or dash in style and action; verve
A trace; remnant
Occurring daily; commonplace
Tending to be thrifty or cheap
Blocked path; dilemma with no solution
Similar or alike in some way; equivalent to
Dictatorial in one's opinions
To mar the appearance of; vandalize
Lacking sophistication or experience
Fundamentally different; entirely unlike
To polish
An investigation; an inquiry
Pompous in speech and manner
Bell tower; room in which a bell is hung
Phony; artificial
Someone with an amateurish and superficial interest in a topic
Extremely careful; fastidious; painstaking
Acting in an indifferent or slow, sluggish manner
To increase in number quickly
Lacking energy and enthusiasm
Wordy
To add ornamental or fictitious details
The domination of one state or group over its allies
Digressing; diverting
To make more bearable
A contradiction or dilemma

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