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

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