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

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