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misgivings; reservations; causes for hesitancy
to disprove; to successfully argue against
cursory; done without care or interest
urgent, pressing; requiring immediate attention
acutely perceptive; having keen discernment
to loudly attack or denounce
troubling; burdensome
characterized by filth, grime, or squalor; foul
to move to and fro; to sway; to be unsettled in opinion
complex or complicated
having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; ravenous
exonerate; to clear of blame
to stun, baffle, or amaze
to weaken; to reduce in vitality
improvised; done without preparation
well-spoken, expressive, articulate
trickery or subterfuge
intentional breach of faith; treachery
clear; easily understood
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
occurring only occasionally, or in scattered instances
to use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent
without adornment; bare; severely; simple; ascetic
to retract, esp. a previously held belief
to waste by spending or using irresponsibly
vague; cloudy; lacking clearly defined form
deviating from the norm
to criticize severely, to officially rebuke
to deliberately avoid the truth
to undeceive; to set right
extreme boldness; presumptuousness
extremely harmful or poisonous; bitterly hostile or antagonistic
to anticipate and make unnecessary
the combination of parts to make a whole
not moving, active, or in motion; at rest
recurrent through the year or many years; happening repeatedly
of the world; typical of or concerned with the ordinary
very learned; scholarly
dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
a disposition in favor of something; preference
truthfulness, honesty
to forcibly assign, esp. to a lower place or position
intentional obstruction, esp. using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action
to praise highly
to ease or lessen; to appease or pacify
an expression of approval or praise
artless; frank and candid; lacking in sophistication
accustomed to accepting something undesirable
to cause or happen before anticipated or required
to babble meaninglessly; to talk in an empty and idle manner
to block; thwart
daring and fearless; recklessly bold
coming into being; in early developmental stages
conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound
winding, twisting; excessively complicated
concerned and attentive; eager
acting with excessive haste or impulse
foreknowledge of event; knowing of events prior to their occuring
a song or hymn or praise and thanksgiving
inclined to change one's mind impulsively; erratic; unpredictable
fundamentally distinct or dissimilar
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
strenuous, taxing; requiring significant effort
lacking sharpness of intellect; not clear or precise in thought or expression
a humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect, esp. in literature and art
fierce and cruel; eager to fight
eager and enthusiastic willingness
easily angered; prone to temperamental outbursts
a force that causes rotation
the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp. forgiving
a new word, expression, or usage; the creation or use of new words or senses
an informed and astute judge in matters of taste; expert
harmful, injurious
following or in agreement with accepted, traditional standards
quiet; reserved; reluctant to express thoughts and feelings
associated with war and the armed forces
taken as a given; possessing self-evident truth
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