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playful, humorous
free of bias or self-interest
an expression of praise
penny-pinching; excessively thrifty; ungenerous
the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts and feelings
greed, esp. for wealth
a literary work that ridicules or criticizes a human vice through humor or derision
the willingness to comply with the wishes of others
awe-inspiring; worthy honor
argumentative; quarrelsome; causing controversy or disagreement
to drink deeply
refusing to compromise
rustic and pastoral; characteristic of rural areas and their inhabitants
violating accepted dogma or convention
evoking intense aversion or dislike
stillness; motionlessness; quality of being at rest
a speech honoring the dead
to dress up; to primp; to groom oneself with elaborate care
a mournful poem, esp. one lamenting the dead
intended to teach or instinct
to grow rapidly or flourish
to defame; to characterize harshly
lethargic; sluggish; dormant
regretful; penitent; seeking forgiveness
to take the place of; supersede
excessive praise; intense adoration
DefinitionWord
brief; fleeting
an established set of principles or code of laws, often religious in nature
to deliver a pompous speech or tirade; a long, pompous speech
sad, sullen, melancholy
an invalid or incorrect notion; a mistaken belief
sordid; wretched and dirty as from neglect
to make better or more tolerable
a substance that accelerates the rate of a chemical reaction without itself changing; a person or thing that causes change
marked by stealth; covert; surreptitious
intended for or understood by a small, specific group
abundant in size, force, or extent; extraordinary
deserving blame
to obtain by deception or flattery
a universally recognized principle
indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain; steadfast
sociable; outgoing; enjoying that company of other people
beginning to come into being or to become apparent
unmoving; lethargic; sluggish
harmless; causing no damage
extremely reverent or devout; showing strong religious devotion
to examine with great care
cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decisions
one that precedes and indicates or announces another
composed or elements drawn from various sources
burning or stinging; causing corrosion
mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand
DefinitionWord
to remove blame
existing everywhere at the same time; constantly encountered; wide-spread
to rot; to decay and give off a foul odor
one who practices rigid self-denial, esp. as an act of religious devotion
to question or oppose
sophisticated; refined; elegant
an exaggerated statement, often used as a figure of speech
based on the observation or experiment
smallness of quantity or number; scarcity; a lack
authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce compliance; to give permission or authority to
producing large volumes or amounts; productive
harsh, jarring, discordant sound; dissonance
impenetrable by light; not reflecting light
lacking funds; without money
appealing forcibly to the mind or reason; convincing
expressing a rigid opinion based on unproved or unprovable principles
extremely harmful; potentially causing death
the act or state of swinging back and forth with a steady, uninterested rhythm
severe criticism or punishment
wary; cautious; sparing
soothing, esp. to the skin; making less harsh; mollifying; an agent that softens or smooths the skin
to lessen in intensity or degree
thick; sticky
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the beautiful

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