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

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