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TiennyBier SAT 5

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compliant a complying obeying, obliging, or yielding, especially in a submissive way
intractable a not easily controlled or directed; not docile or manageable; stubborn; obstinate
morbid a suggesting an unhealthy mental state or attitude; unwholesomely gloomy, sensitive, extreme, etc.
moribund a in a dying state; near death.
fecund a producing or capable of producing offspring, fruit, vegetation, etc., in abundance; prolific; fruitful
alacritous n cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness
agile a quick and well-coordinated in movement; lithe
decorous a characterized by dignified propriety in conduct, manners, appearance, character, etc.
demure a characterized by shyness and modesty; reserved.
demur vw to make objection, especially on the grounds of scruples; take exception; object
scruples n a moral or ethical consideration or standard that acts as a restraining force or inhibits certain actions.
vacuous a without contents; empty
integrity n adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
indefatigable a incapable of being tired out; not yielding to fatigue; untiring.
heresy n opinion or doctrine at variance with the orthodox or accepted doctrine, especially of a church or religious system.
orthodox a of, pertaining to, or conforming to the approved form of any doctrine, philosophy, ideology, etc.
mutiny n revolt or rebellion against constituted authority, especially by sailors against their officers.
acquit vo to relieve from a charge of fault or crime; declare not guilty
exonerate vo to clear, as of an accusation; free from guilt or blame; exculpate
impunity n exemption from punishment.
maverick a unorthodox, unconventional, nonconformist
mawkish a characterized by sickly sentimentality; weakly emotional; maudlin.
sentiment n an attitude toward something; regard; opinion.
libertine n a person who is morally or sexually unrestrained, especially a dissolute man; a profligate; rake.
provincial a belonging or peculiar to some particular province local
apprehend vo to take into custody; arrest by legal warrant or authority
apprehensive a uneasy or fearful about something that might happen
empathy n the intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another.
contrite a caused by or showing sincere remorse.
repent vw to feel sorry, self-reproachful, or contrite for past conduct; regret or be conscience-stricken about a past action, attitude, etc. (often followed by )
penitent a feeling or expressing sorrow for sin or wrongdoing and disposed to atonement and amendment; repentant; contrite.
chronicle n a chronological record of events; a history.
lament vo to feel or express sorrow or regret for
deplore vo to regret deeply or strongly; lament
bemoan vo to express distress or grief over; lament
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