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proficient
capable, skilled
aberration
abnormality
precocious
maturing early (esp. mentally)
ambulatory
capable of walking, not bedridden
pique
to arouse; to irritate
proliferate
to grow, increase, spread rapidly
upbraid
to scold
modest
not showy or impressive
diminish
to make or become smaller or lesser
suppress
to hold back, subdue
inscrutable
not able to be understood, mysterious
effervescent
enthusiastic, lively, cheerful
hamper
to prevent the movement or action of
verify
to check the truth of
explicit
clear, specific, outright
entangle
to tie up; to involve
lavish
abundant; free with money
qualified
limited, restricted
despondent
depressed, disheartened
bustle
to be noisly busy and in a hurry
beleaguer
to harass, plague
evanescent
lasting for a very short time, fleeting
exhume
to dig up (a dead body)
state
to satisfy fully (an appetite or desire)
diligent
working devotedly and carefully
deliberate
careful and slow in deciding
superfluous
extra; beyond what is required
aesthetic
having to do with the sense of beauty
embrace
to accept
contend
to claim, assert, argue
amity
friendship, peaceful relations
decry
to criticize openly
plethora
overabundance, excess
Spartan
sternly disciplined and severely simple
disdain
scorn
moderate
to make less intense or severe
despair
hopelessness
abstruse
difficult to understand
deference
giving in to another’s wishes or opinion
incorrigible
incapable of being corrected or reformed
perfunctory
done with little interest or care
solemn
serious
inhibit
to prevent, restrain, hold back
abstain
to refrain from something; to quit
gratify
to please, satisfy
reprehensible
blameworthy, deserving of criticism
radical
extreme
painstaking
taking great pains, careful
optimistic
hopeful, tending to expect the best
fastidious
fussy, finicky
deprecate
to express disapproval of
abberviate
to shorten
affected
pretended or taken on to impress others
archaic
ancient; out of date
retention
the act of keeping; the state of being kept
commodious
roomy
decorous
proper, socially accetable
fetid
stinky, foul smelling
jettison
to throw out, get rid of, discard
lithe
flexible, limber
maladroit
clumsy
pugnacious
quarrelsom, eager to fight
quixotic
pursuing unreachable ideals
rue
to regret; to feel sorrow for
sinuous
curvy; graceful in movement
squalor
filth; misery
stasis
balance; motionless
tantamount
equibalent in effect
truncate
to shorten
grant
to give
render
to make; to cause to become
serene
calm, peaceful
parody
a humuous imitation of a work of art
disgruntled
dissatisfied, irritated
eccentric
abnormal, strange, peculiar
auspicious
favorable; promising success
restraint
holding back in feelings or behavior
congeal
to solidify, to freeze, jell
vex
to irritate, annoy
intricate
complex
extravagant
given to excessive spending
dubious
doubtful; questionable
piety
religiousness, devoutness
sect
a small group united by religious belief
resent
to be annoyed as a result of injury
disparity
difference
flourish
to prosper, to thrive, to grow quickly
virtuoso
a highly skilled musician
amorphous
shapeless, formless
dissuade
to discourage, to take out of
enmity
hatred, hostility, ill will
opportune
suitable; well-timed
presumptuous
overly forward; overly bold
hilarity
merriment
altercation
an argument or quarrel
discrepancy
lack of agreement, difference
taper
to lessen; to become smaller at one end
spurn
to reject with scorn
prominent
important, well-known
sustain
to support, to keep alive, to prolong