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

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