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Amiable
friendly, lovable
Arable
can be cultivated ("arable land")
Articulation
1. joining, 2. speaking clearly
Autocrat
absolute ruler; dictator
Callous
cruel; hard and unfeeling
Cerebral
concerned with thinking
Compendious
containing a lot in a small space/few words
Conciliatory
bringing together; ending a dispute
Connoisseurs
experts with good taste/judgment
Convivial
sociable
Corpulence
being fat
Dearth
shortage
Debacles
disasters
Demonstrative
expressing emotion freely
Deprecatory
devaluing; criticizing
Facile
over-simplified
Floridity
1. floweriness in language, 2. redness
Haranguing
attacking verbally
Heterogeneity
variety; non-uniformity
Histrionic
melodramatic; expressing exaggerated emotion
Indulgent
kindly; pampering
Inscrutable
not east to comprehend
Insufferable
cannot be tolerated
Insular
narrow-minded
Intemperate
not moderate; excessive
Intonation
tone of voice
Lavish
1. (verb) to spend freely, 2. (adj.) opulent; costing a lot
Litigious
seeking legal remedies
Magnanimous
generous minded; big-hearted
Mandatory
compulsory
Momentous
of great importance
Nemesis
fate, doom
Opacity
lack of transparency; being opaque
Palliative
something that makes better but does not cure
Peer
1. (noun) an equal, 2. (verb) to look closely at
Profundity
depth (of ideas/thought)
Radical
revolutionary
Redolent
smelling of (literal or metaphoric)
Reprehensible
very bad
Robust
strong and sturdy
Solicitous
expressing care and concern
Somber
gloomy
Succulent
juicy
Sycophants
toadies; flatterers
Therapeutic
medicinal
Thwarted
prevented
Toadies
sycophants; flatterers; boot-lickers
Undermined
weakened
Vex
annoy
Viscous
thick and sticky
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