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yokel
a stupid or awkward person who lives in the countryside rather than a town, especially one whose appearance is in some way strange or humorous:
obsolescence
adj. becoming obsolete
surliness
the quality of being often in a bad mood, unfriendly, and not polite
misogynist
a man who hates women or believes that men are much better than women
decrepitude
the fact of being in very bad condition because of being old, or not having been cared for, or having been used a lot
seldom
almost never
contrived
artificial and difficult to believe
meager
very small in amount or number; only as much or not as much as is needed or thought to be suitable
ramification
the possible results of an action
truncheon
a thick, heavy stick used as a weapon by police officers
furtively
secretly and often dishonestly
strident
loud, unpleasant, and rough
sheer
used to emphasize how very great, important, or powerful a quality or feeling is; nothing except
Adage
Wise saying; proverb
bonnet
the metal cover over the part of a car where the engine is
demure
(especially of women) quiet and well behaved
belligerent
aggressive, warlike, hostile
nebulous
(especially of ideas) not clear and having no form
sinecure
a position which involves little work, but for which the person is paid
defiant
proudly refusing to obey authority
bigoted
having strong, unreasonable beliefs and disliking other people who have different beliefs or a different way of life
treachery
behaviour that deceives or is not loyal to someone who trusts you
heresy
an opinion or belief that is the opposite of or against what is the official or popular opinion, or an action that shows that you have no respect for the official opinion
despicable
very unpleasant or bad, causing strong feelings of dislike
pilgrimage
a special journey made by a pilgrim
fertilizer
a natural or chemical substance that is spread on the land or given to plants, to make plants grow well
zeal
great enthusiasm or eagerness
frenzy
uncontrolled and excited behaviour or emotion that is sometimes violent
inexorably
in a way that continues without any possibility of being stopped
pretence
a way of behaving that is intended to deceive people
supple
bending or able to be bent easily; not stiff
chastity
the state of not having sexual relationships or never having had sex
dexterity
the ability to perform a difficult action quickly and skilfully with the hands
voluptuously
in a way that is soft, curved, and sexually attractive
twinge
a sudden short feeling of physical or mental pain
futile
(of actions) having no effect or achieving nothing
dreary
boring and making you feel unhappy
dingy
dark and often also dirty
demeanor
a way of looking and behaving
cub
a young lion, bear, wolf, etc.
supercilious
behaving as if you are better than other people, and that their opinions, beliefs, or ideas are not important
haughty
unfriendly and seeming to consider yourself better than other people
gory
involving violence and blood
deflated
feeling less confident and positive than before
fitfully
in a way that often stops and starts and is not regular or continuous
feeble
weak and without energy, strength, or power
pasture
grass or similar plants suitable for animals such as cows and sheep to eat, or an area of land covered in this
genially
in a friendly and pleasant way
shrewish
(of a woman) unpleasant, easily annoyed, and arguing a lot
lecherous
showing a strong sexual interest in someone
counterfeit
to make something look like the original of something else, usually for dishonest or illegal purposes
cathartic
cleansing;allowing a release of tension or emotion. (catharsis)
ingenuity
someone's ability to think of clever new ways of doing something
Celibacy
Abstinence from sex
derision
n. mockery, ridicule
famine
a situation in which there is not enough food for a great number of people, causing illness and death, or a particular period when this happens
apron
a piece of clothing that you wear over the front of other clothes to keep the clothes clean while you are doing something dirty, such as cooking or cleaning
ladle
a very big spoon with a long handle and a deep cup-shaped part, used especially for serving soup
stern
severe, or showing disapproval
aloofness
behaviour that shows you are not friendly or willing to take part in things
rickety
in bad condition and therefore weak and likely to break
reverie
(a state of having) pleasant dream-like thoughts
conscience
the part of you that judges how moral your own actions are and makes you feel guilty about bad things that you have done or things you feel responsible for
nonchalantly
in a calm manner, often in a way that suggests you are not interested or do not care
inextricably
in a way that is unable to be separated, released, or escaped from
fornication
the action of having sex with someone who you are not married to
adultery
sex between a married man or woman and someone he or she is not married to
debauchery
bad sexual behaviour, drinking too much alcohol, taking drugs, etc
promiscuous
having a lot of different sexual partners or sexual relationships
intercourse
the act of having sex
enema
a treatment for cleaning the bowels by filling them with a liquid through the anus
callously
in a way that is unkind, cruel, and without sympathy or feeling for other people
flimsy
very thin, or easily broken or destroyed
petty
not important and not worth giving attention to
listlessness
the feeling of having no energy and enthusiasm and being unwilling to do anything needing effort
plausible
seeming likely to be true, or able to be believed
tarnished
If metal is tarnished it has become less bright or a different colour
miscellaneous
consisting of a mixture of various things that are not usually connected with each other
convoluted
very twisted
cumbersome
awkward because of being large, heavy, or not effective
hob
the top part or surface of a cooker on which pans can be heated
incongruous
unusual or different from what is around or from what is generally happening
befuddled
confused
lassitude
physical or mental tiredness
fatuous
stupid, not correct, or not carefully thought about
shabby
looking old and in bad condition because of being used for a long time or not being cared for
insatiably
in a way that is too great to be satisfied
callus
an area of hard skin, especially on the feet or hands
inferiority
the state of not being good, or not as good as someone or something else
gratuitous
(of something such as bad behaviour) not necessary, or with no cause
driveling
used to describe someone who talks nonsense or gives a lot of boring or unnecessary information, or to describe the things they say
inquisitive
wanting to discover as much as you can about things, sometimes in a way that annoys people
stench
a strong, unpleasant smell
perilously
dangerously, or in a way that can cause problems
exhortation
the act of strongly encouraging or trying to persuade someone to do something
turmoil
a state of confusion, uncertainty, or disorder
susceptible
easily influenced or harmed by something
impudent
rude and not showing respect, especially towards someone who is older or in a more important position
sodden
(of something that can absorb water) extremely wet
superfluous
more than is needed or wanted
ailing
weak and suffering from illness
remonstrance
a complaint to someone or about something
impassively
in a way that expresses no emotion or reaction
irreconcilable
impossible to find agreement between or with, or impossible to deal with
dilapidated
old and in poor condition
impoverishment
the condition of being or becoming very poor, or the act of making someone very poor
austere
very simple, with only the things that are absolutely necessary, especially because of severe limits on money or goods
spurious
false and not what it appears to be, or (of reasons and judgments) based on something that has not been correctly understood and therefore false
preponderance
the largest part or greatest amount
indefatigably
in an always determined and energetic way, never willing to admit defeat
Inimical
Unfriendly; hostile; harmful
overt
done or shown publicly or in an obvious way and not secret
respite
a pause or rest from something difficult or unpleasant
calamity
a serious accident or bad event causing damage or suffering
paraphernalia
all the objects needed for or connected with a particular activity
sturdy
physically strong and solid or thick, and therefore unlikely to break or be hurt
obscene
offensive, rude, or shocking, usually because of being too obviously related to sex or showing sex
forbearance
the quality of being patient and being able to forgive someone or control yourself in a difficult situation
desultorily
in a way that is without a clear plan or purpose and shows little effort or interest
emaciation
the state of being very thin and weak, usually because of illness or extreme hunger
martyrdom
an occasion when someone suffers or is killed because of their religious or political beliefs
unrepentant
showing no regret for one's wrongdoings.
insurrection
an organized attempt by a group of people to defeat their government and take control of their country, usually by violence
haggling
the act of arguing about the price of something in an attempt to make the seller reduce it
alienation
the feeling that you have no connection with the people around you or that you are not part of a group