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

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