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  • adamant
    • adjective: utterly unyielding in attitude or opinion in spite of all appeals, urgings; too hard to cut, break, or pierce
    • noun: any impenetrably or unyieldingly hard substance; a legendary stone of impenetrable hardness, formerly sometimes identified with the diamond
    • synonyms: inflexible, rigid, uncompromising
  • aggrieve
    • synonyms: oppress, abuse, afflict
    • uh-greev
    • verb: to oppress or wrong grievously; injure by injustice; to afflict with pain, anxiety, etc
  • alacrity
    • noun: cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness; liveliness; briskness
    • synonyms: avidity; cheerfulness; dispatch; fervor; gaiety; zeal
  • amorphous
    • adjective: lacking definite form; having no specific shape; formless; of no particular kind or character; indeterminate; having no pattern or structure; unorganized
    • synonyms: shapeless, undefined; vague, anomalous
  • anathema
    • noun: something or someone that one vehemently dislikes
    • synonyms: hateful, odious, repugnant
  • ascribe
    • verb: attribute something to something or someone
    • synonyms: attribute; assign; accredit; credit
  • assuage
    • verb: make an unpleasant feeling less intense; satisfy (an appetite or desire)
    • synonyms: relieve; ease; satisfy; alleviate; fulfill; gratify; appease
  • assuagement
    • to make milder or less intense
  • auteur
    • ōˈtər
    • noun: a filmmaker whose personal influence and artistic control over a movie are so great that the filmmaker is regarded as the author of the movie
  • baleful
  • baneful
    • adjective: destructive; pernicious; deadly; poisonous
    • beyn fuh l
    • synonyms: evil, fatal, malefic, calamitous, deleterious, disastrous
  • bedraggled
  • bequeathed
  • bereating
  • bereaved
  • boisterous
  • canards
  • cantilevered
  • circumspect
  • cleaver
  • condone
  • contemptuously
  • conundrum
  • crassness
  • crony
  • crudest
  • curmudgeon
  • dandyism
  • deadpanned
  • dexterity
  • dinginess
  • douse
  • echelon
  • enfeebled
  • feigned
  • flabbergasted
  • frieze
  • gallivanting
  • gargantuan
    • adjective: gigantic; enormous; colossal
    • gahr-gan-choo-uh n
    • synonyms: humongous, immense, massive, vast, tremendous
  • grisly
  • grousing
  • haranguing
  • harbinger
    • hahr bin jer
    • noun: ¹a person who goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; ²anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign; ³a person sent in advance of troops, a royal train, etc., to provide or secure lodgings and other accommodations
    • synonyms: omen; portent; precursor;
    • verb: to act as harbinger to; herald the coming of
  • haughtiness
  • heed
    • noun: careful attention; notice; observation
      • usually with give or take (i.e.: I'm taking heed just for you)
    • synonyms: attention, carefulness, cognizance
    • verb (used with object): to give careful attention to
    • verb (used without object): to give attention; have regard
  • hightail
    • synonyms: abscond, barrel, bolt, dart, gallop, hurry
    • verb: (informal) to go away or leave rapidly
  • incipient
    • adjective: beginning to exist or appear; in an initial stage
    • synonyms: beginning, nascent, developing
  • jingoistic
  • juggernatu
  • languorously
  • legerdemain
  • loquacious
  • lumpen
  • menial
  • merriment
  • moorings
  • obeisance
  • obstreperous
  • omen
    • noun: anything perceived or happening that is believed to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future; portent; a prognostic; prophetic significance; presage
    • oh-muh n
    • synonyms: harbinger, indication, portent, premonition, augury, forebonding
    • verb: to be an omen of; portend; to divine, as if from omens
  • perniciousness
  • pews
  • pogrom
  • pogroms
  • posited
  • preempting
  • preternatural
  • prodding
  • proxy
  • puttered
  • quaint
  • querulous
    • adjective: full of complaints; complaining; characterized by or uttered in complaint; peevish
    • kwer-uh-luh s
    • synonyms: petulant, testy; caviling, carping, discontented
  • quipped
  • rehashed
  • roughshod
  • satunch
  • saturnalia
  • sectarianism
  • seethed
  • shrilly
  • sinewy
  • skippered
  • smaragdine
    • adjective: ¹of or relating to emeralds; ²emerald-green in color
    • smuh rag din
  • spinster
  • sprawling
  • stoically
  • swath
  • telos
  • touted
  • trudging
  • ubiquitous
    • adjective: existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresent
    • synonyms: universal; everywhere
    • yoo bik wi tuh s
  • unctuous
  • undergirding
  • unsheathed
  • verboten
  • wield
    • synonyms: apply, brandish, employ, maintain, manipulate, maneuver
    • verb: ¹to exercise (power, authority, influence, etc.), as in ruling or dominating; ²to use (a weapon, instrument, etc.) effectively; handle or employ actively
    • weeld
  • yarmulke
  • zeal
    • noun: fervor for a person, cause, or object; eager desire or endeavor; enthusiastic diligence; ardor.
    • synonyms: perseverance, gusto, inclination, ardor, diligence, eagerness, earnestness, passion
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