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virulent: extremely harmful or poisonous; bitterly hostile or antagonistic

vilify: to defame; to characterize harshly

veracity: truthfulness; honesty

ubiquitous: existing everywhere at the same time; constantly encountered; widespread

torque: a force that causes rotation

torpid: lethargic; sluggish; dormant

synthesis: the combination of parts to make a whole

supplant: to take the place of; supersede

stymie: to block; thwart

stoic: indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain; steadfast

squander: to waste by spending or using irresponsibly

squalid: sordid; wretched and dirty as from neglect

sordid: characterized by filth, grime, or squalor; foul

satire: a literary work that ridicules or criticizes a human vice through humor or derision

reticent: quiet; reserved; reluctant to express thoughts and feelings

redoubtable: awe-inspiring; worthy of honor

recant: to retract, esp. a previously held belief

quiescence: stillness; motionlessness; quality of being at rest

qualms: misgivings; reservations; causes for hesitancy

prolific: producing large volumes or amounts; productive

predilection: a disposition in favor of something; preference

precursor: one that precedes and indicates or announces another

precipitate: to cause or happen before anticipated or required

pious: extremely reverent or devout; showing strong religious devotion

perspicacious: acutely perceptive; having keen discernment

pernicious: extremely harmful; potentially causing death

perfidy: intentional breach of faith; treachery

penurious: penny-pinching; excessively thrifty; ungenerous

paean: a song or hymn of praise and thanksgiving

oscillation: the act or state of swinging back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm

lucid: clear; easily understood

hyperbole: an exaggerated statement, often used as a figure of speech

fulminate: to loudly attack or denounce

facetious: playful; humorous

extemporaneous: improvised; done without preparation

eulogy: a speech honoring the dead

erudite: very learned; scholarly

ephemeral: brief; fleeting

effrontery: extreme boldness; presumptuousness

eclectic: composed of elements drawn from various sources

disabuse: to undeceive; to set right

culpable: deserving blame

convoluted: complex or complicated

contentious: argumentative; quarrelsome; causing controversy or disagreement

canonical: following or in agreement with accepted, traditional standards

bucolic: rustic and pastoral; characteristic of rural areas and their inhabitants

axiomatic: taken as a given; possessing self-evident truth

axiom: a universally recognized principle

austere: without adornment; bare; severely simple; ascetic

ascetic: one who practices rigid self-denial, esp. as an act of religious devotion

arduous: strenuous; taxing; requiring significant effort

ameliorate: to make better or more tolerable

abscond: to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide

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