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gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
irascible - irritable; easily angered
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
animated - lively; spirited
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure