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

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