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Chapter Two

abstruse · hard to understand

accessible · reachable

acrimony · harshness

acute · sudden and sharp

anarchy · chaos

apparently · seemingly

audacity · bold, arrogant

conferred · consulted

curtly · shortly

debase · degrade

dedicated · devoted

deft · able

delineate · define

deprecate · condemn

determination · resolve

diligent · determined

dramatic · striking in appearance

effrontery · rudeness

elucidation · clarification

ephemeral · short-lived

execute · perform

favorable · agreeable

foil · defeat

fortitude · resolve

freakishly · unnaturally

girth · body mass

harboring · to hold, in the mind

immerse · submerge

impervious · impenetrable

implacable · unmovable

indifference · without care

insolence · rudeness

insubordinate · disobedient

intimidating · threatening

intrepid · fearless

invading · raiding

jubilant · overjoyed

languid · slow and sluggish

legacy · tradition

leniency · mild and permissive

lethargic · sluggish

mandatory · required

manifest · obvious

meritorious · deserving honor

mirth · happiness

miscreants · hoodlums

mollify · calm

morose · miserable

myriad · countless

neophyte · beginner

nonchalant · casual

nondescript · indisctinct

obliterated · destroyed

oblivious ·

obscured · hidden

obsolete · out of date

paramount · most important

partisans · supporters

pastoral · peaceful and idyllic

perplexed · confused

placid · calm

pliable · bendable

potentate · ruler

prospects · possibilities

punctuality · being on time

quelled · quieted

quipped · joked

raucous · noisy

recounting · narrating

renowned · famous

reputable · held in esteem

revelry · noisy merriment

revolution · uprising

roamed · wandered

rouse · awaken

salient · prominent

sedentary · unmoved

seethed · smoldered with rage

servile · subservient

skirted · went around

smug · self-satisfied

sophomoric · juvenile

stifling · smothering

stupefied · stunned

sublime · excellent, wondrous

tacit · unspoken

tantamount · the same as

tenacity · steadfastness

timorous · timid

tolerate · put up with

torpor · lethargic trance

trepidation · anxiety

unaffected · unmoved

upbraiding · scolding

vacillating · wavering

venomous · poisonous

verdant · green

vexed · annoyed

vigilant · alert, careful

wane · fade

welling · rising

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