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

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