1. Adroit- Clever or skillful in using the hands or mind.
2. Amicable- Having a spirit of friendliness; without serious disagreement or rancor.
3. Averse- Having a strong dislike/opposition to something.
4. Belligerent- Being hostile and aggressive.
5. Benevolent- Well meaning and kindly.
6. Cursory- Hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed.
7. Duplicity- Deceitfulness; double-dealing.
8. Extol- To praise enthusiastically.
9. Feasible- Possible to do easily/conveniently.
10. Grimace- An ugly, twisted expression on a person’s face, typically expressing disgust, pain, or wry amusement.
11. Holocaust- Destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, like caused by fire or nuclear war.
12. Impervious- Immune.
13. Impetus- The force/energy with which a body moves.
14. Jeopardy- Danger of loss, harm, or failure.
15. Meticulous- Showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise.
16. Nostalgia- A sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.
17. Quintessence- The most perfect/typical example of a quality or class.
18. Retrogress- Go back to an earlier state— typically a worse one.
19. Scrutinize- Examine or inspect closely and thoroughly.
20. Tepid- A liquid, only slightly warm; lukewarm.
21. Accede- Assent/agree to a demand, request, or treaty.
22. Brandish- Wave or flourish something as a threat, in anger, or excitement.
23. Comprise- Consist of; be made up of.
24. Deft- Neatly skillful and quick in one’s movements.
25. Destitute- Without the basic necessities of life.
26. Explicit- Stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt. Closing words.
27. Extirpate- End completely.
28. Inopportune- Occurring at an inconvenient or inappropriate time.
29. Ironic- Using or characterized by irony.
30. Musty- Having a stale, moldy, or damp smell.
31. Officious- Assertive of authority in an annoyingly domineering way, with regard to petty/trivial matters.
32. Ominous- Giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen; threatening; inauspicious.
33. Pinnacle- A high, pointed piece of rock.
Set on or as if on a pinnacle.
34. Premeditated- To think out or plan an action beforehand.
35. Rampant- Something unwelcome/unpleasant.
Flourishing or spreading unchecked.
36. Solace- Comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness.
37. Stately- Having a dignified, unhurried, and grand manner; majestic in manner/appearance.
38. Supple- Bending and moving easily/gracefully; flexible.
39. Suppress- To put an end to forcefully.
40. Venal- Showing or motivating by susceptibility to bribery; Corruptible.b