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acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
tremulous - trembling; wavering
enervate - weaken; take away energy from
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster