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idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
animosity - active enmity
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
enervate - weaken; take away energy from
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
deign - condescend; stoop
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs