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Chapter Two

abase · undermine

abate · stop

abhor · hate

accentuating · accenting

acerbically · bitterly

acquiesced · gave in

acumen · intelligence

adjacent · nearby

adroit · skilled

allay · ease

anguish · pain

antiquated · old

apparently · seemingly

berating · chewing out

catastrophic · disastrous

corroboration · corroboration

cuckold · cheat on

debacle · catastrophe

decisively · with certainty

disingenuous · TK

dissembling · being deceptive

dubiously · doubtfully

duplicitous · sneaky

elaborate · complicated

empathize · feel compassion for

enmity · hostility

expedient · worthwhile

extreme · severe

facile · effortless

fathom · understand

fidelity · faithfulness

flouting · scornfully disregard

forlorn · sad

foster · encourage

gratuitous · unwarranted

guile · deceitful cunning

hypocrisy · deceitfulness

imperative · necessary

impervious · impenetrable

impetuous · impulsive

implicit · implied

mired · stuck

mocking · ridiculing

nave · innocent

pacific · peaceful

perused · examined

predilection · preference

pretense · posturing

procrastinating · delaying

prodding · provoking

puerile · childish

remiss · delinquent

repose · lie down

resolved · decided

ruminating · thinking

scouring · searching

severe · extreme

sobriety · soberness

stoic · unmoved

succinct · concise

taciturn · quiet

tedious · tiresome

tirade · rant

tomes · books

tremulously · shakily

trite · unoriginal

uncanny · strange

validate · confirm

vapid · dull

vehemently · powerfully

vilifying · slander

vindictive · spiteful

wallowing · remaining helpless

wane · fade

wanton · immoral

winsome · charming

yoke · burden

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