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euphemism
a less offensive term
avert
to avoid
eponym
one for whom or which something is or is believed to be named
badger
to pester, nag, annoy persistently
sultry
humid
timorous
fearful
facilitate
to make an action easier; to encourage
analgesia
condition of being unable to feel pain
Aplomb
composure under strain
synthesis
n. the combination of part to make a whole
sullen
gloomily or resentfully silent or repressed
pertinacious
persistant; stubborn; dogged; obdurate
inveigh
to protest or complain bitterly
doleful
sad, melancholy
factitious
artificial; not genuine; not natural (man made)
taciturn
temperamentally disinclined to talk
predilection
n. a disposition in favor of something; preference
putative
assumed to exist or have existed
oblique
indirect, awry
queer
strange, different
imperative
necessary; not to be avoided
gaunt
skinny, haggard
incredulity
unbelief
motility
ability to move spontaneously
impertinent
rude, coarse