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a medieval science aimed as the transmutation of metals, esp. base metals into gold
one with an amateurish or superficial interest in the arts or a branch of knowledge
a generally agreed-upon practice or attitude
brief and concise in wording
to show contempt for, as in a rule or convention
readily changing to a vapor; changable; fickle; explore
characterizied by rapid and unpredictable change in mood
agreeable; responsive to suggestion
hastily or rashly energetic; impulsive and vehement
polite or appropriate conduct of behavior
pure; uncorrupted; clean
radiant; shiny; brilliant
diligent; persistent; hard-working
to calm or sooth; to reduce in emotional intensity
genuine; not false or hypocritical
one who spends money wastefully
steadfast and courageous
an overabundance; a surplus
to dry out or dehydrate; to make dry or dull
characterized by or given to pretentious display; showy
calm; sluggish; unemotional
implied; not explicitly stated
dull; lacking in spirit or imagination
a piece of broken pottery or glass
a natural predisposition or inclination
an independent individual who does not go along with a group or party
to slight or belittle
occurring or requiring daily; commonplace
excessively wasteful; recklessly extravagant
alertly watchful
to deliberately obscure; to make confusing
a recent convert; a beginner; novice
overbearing presumption or pride; arrogance
to make or become thin, less dense; to refine
scorn, ridicule, contemptuous treatment
not capable of change
an attitude or quality of belief that all people are motivated by selfishness
not easily managed or directed; stubborn; obstinate
to waver indecisively between one course of action or opinion and another; waver
using few words; terse
foolishly impratical; marked by lofty romantic ideals
to fail to honor a commitment; to back on a promise
to disclose something secret
causing drowsiness; tending to induce sleep
indefensible; not viable; uninhabitable
to use harsh, condemnatory language; to abuse or censure severely or abusively; berate
multicolored; characterized by a variety or patches of different color
to increase in intensity, power, influence or prestige
tending to believe too readily; gullible
having a tightening effect on living tissue; harsh; severel something with a tightening effect on tissue
something or someone out of place in terms of historical or chronological context
about to happen; impending
pointlessly talkative, talking too much
overstepping due bounds (as of propriety or courtesy); taking liberties
pratical rather than idealistic
hidden; concealed; difficult to understand; obscure
having no interest or concern; showing no bias or prejudice
to publicly praise or promote
sharing a border; touching; adjacent
stubborn; hardheaded; uncompromising
thin; not dense; arranged at widely spaced intervals
having a sour of bitter taste or character; sharp; biting
marked by ease or informality; non-chalant; lacking in depth; superficial
sharply perceptive; keen; penetrating
not obvious; elusive; difficult to discern
adherence to highest principles; complete and confirmed integrity; uprightness
to flatter or praise excessively
to permeate throughout
characterized by a strong, sharp smell or taste
a natural inclination or tendency; penchant
damaging; harmful; injurious
annoyance; irritation

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