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expressing sorrow or melancholy; mournful
a feeling of strong dislike, ill will, or enmity that tends to display itself in action
taking or showing extreme care about minute details; precise; thorough
to disturb or disquiet greatly in mind; agitate
to reduce the purchasing value of
moving, acting, working, proceeding, etc., with ease, sometimes with superficiality
not easily depressed; cheerful
the principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotion to the welfare of others
to raise irritating and trivial objections; find fault with unnecessarily
easily managed or handled
without interest, vigor, or determination; listless; lethargic
slow to act or respond
to confirm or ratify
lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly
punctiliously or minutely careful, precise, or exact
to make easier to endure; lessen; mitigate
capable of existing or living together in harmony
watchful and discreet; cautious; prudent
easily managed or handled
characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others
to establish by proof or competent evidence
to lessen in force or intensity, as wrath, grief, harshness, or pain; moderate
DefinitionWord
adverse fortune or fate; a condition marked by misfortune
of the same kind or nature; essentially alike
to offend by an open manifestation of disrespect or insolence
ready or willing to answer, act, agree, or yield; open to influence, persuasion, or advice; agreeable; submissive; tractable
to reject with disdain; scorn
mournful, dismal, or gloomy, esp. in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner
agreeable, suitable, or pleasing in nature or character
inactivity; sluggishness
to make cheerful or merry
to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn
sluggish inactivity or inertia
of the nature of or expressing a command; commanding
sullen; gloomy
a moral or ethical consideration or standard that acts as a restraining force or inhibits certain actions
lack of calm, peace, or ease; anxiety; uneasiness
unreal; illusory
a gloomy state of mind, esp. when habitual or prolonged
to appease or pacify, esp. by concessions or conciliatory gestures
to act in accordance or harmony; comply
excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please
a feeling of vexation, marked by disappointment
characterized by firmness, steadfastness, or loyalty

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