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

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