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Chapter Three

abrasive · irritating

accomplice · assistant (esp. in wrongdoing)

acquired · taken

acrimony · hatred

adept · skillful

adversary · enemy

agitated · nervous

alacrity · smoothness

alleviated · eased

atypical · unusual

auspicious · prosperous

banishing · exile

bilked · cheated

compassion · pity

culpable · guilty

cunning · crafty

debase · demean

defiantly · boldly

demeanor · outward manner

demonize · portray as evil

deride · ridicule

designs · schemes

equitable · fair

expeditiously · promptly

extroverted · outgoing

exult · rejoice

faade · false appearance

finite · having an end

flabbergasted · befuddled

frugal · thrifty

glossy · sleek

glutton · ready recipient

goading · prodding

graciously · compassionately

gravity · seriousness

hindrance · obstacle

hindsight · retrospect

imitated · mimicked

impertinent · irrelevant

impotent · useless

indebted · owing gratitude

inept · awkward

infuse · introduce

insipid · dull

instantaneously · instantly

nonchalantly · casually

notion · idea

oblivious · unaware

obstinate · stubborn

overcome · overwhelmed

pathetic · pitiful

paucity · shortage

penitent · regretful

pretentiously · pompously

procure · obtain

prodigy · child genius

profane · crude

profusion · excess

prohibited · forbidden

prosaic · unimaginative

quell · quiet

quipped · joked

quizzically · curiously

rancorous · malevolent

reap · harvest

refute · deny

relished · savored

resolutely · steadfastly

sagacious · wise

sagely · wisely

skeptically · doubtfully

spontaneously · impulsively

stern · serious

stifle · repress

subterfuge · deception

trepidation · worry

unconventional · different

upbraided · reprimanded

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