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contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
abolish - cancel; put an end to