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a substance that accelerates the rate of a chemical reaction without itself changing; a person or thing that causes change
severe criticism or punishment
rustic and pastoral; characteristic of rural areas and their inhabitants
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the beautiful
authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce compliance; to give permission or authority to
sordid; wretched and dirty as from neglect
smallness of quantity or number; scarcity; a lack
evoking intense aversion or dislike
appealing forcibly to the mind or reason; convincing
to drink deeply
violating accepted dogma or convention
unmoving; lethargic; sluggish
regretful; penitent; seeking forgiveness
soothing, esp. to the skin; making less harsh; mollifying; an agent that softens or smooths the skin
extremely reverent or devout; showing strong religious devotion
marked by stealth; covert; surreptitious
the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts and feelings
the willingness to comply with the wishes of others
expressing a rigid opinion based on unproved or unprovable principles
to examine with great care
impenetrable by light; not reflecting light
refusing to compromise
burning or stinging; causing corrosion
the act or state of swinging back and forth with a steady, uninterested rhythm
to rot; to decay and give off a foul odor
free of bias or self-interest
wary; cautious; sparing
excessive praise; intense adoration
playful, humorous
lethargic; sluggish; dormant
penny-pinching; excessively thrifty; ungenerous
thick; sticky
a mournful poem, esp. one lamenting the dead
indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain; steadfast
to make better or more tolerable
mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand
deserving blame
sad, sullen, melancholy
greed, esp. for wealth
one that precedes and indicates or announces another
beginning to come into being or to become apparent
an expression of praise
sociable; outgoing; enjoying that company of other people
composed or elements drawn from various sources
cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decisions
an invalid or incorrect notion; a mistaken belief
based on the observation or experiment
producing large volumes or amounts; productive
to remove blame
a literary work that ridicules or criticizes a human vice through humor or derision
to question or oppose
intended to teach or instinct
intended for or understood by a small, specific group
awe-inspiring; worthy honor
to defame; to characterize harshly
an established set of principles or code of laws, often religious in nature
to deliver a pompous speech or tirade; a long, pompous speech
extremely harmful; potentially causing death
abundant in size, force, or extent; extraordinary
to dress up; to primp; to groom oneself with elaborate care
lacking funds; without money
one who practices rigid self-denial, esp. as an act of religious devotion
a universally recognized principle
to lessen in intensity or degree
an exaggerated statement, often used as a figure of speech
existing everywhere at the same time; constantly encountered; wide-spread
to obtain by deception or flattery
stillness; motionlessness; quality of being at rest
to take the place of; supersede
to grow rapidly or flourish
harmless; causing no damage
argumentative; quarrelsome; causing controversy or disagreement
a speech honoring the dead
harsh, jarring, discordant sound; dissonance
sophisticated; refined; elegant
brief; fleeting

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