Part 1.

amenity
pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
amiability
a disposition to be friendly and approachable
anchorite
one retired from society for religious reasons
angular
having the shape of intersecting lines or planes
anticlimax
a disappointing decline after a previous rise
appellant
of or relating to or taking account of appeals

 

Part 2.

appellate
of or relating to or taking account of appeals
approbatory
expressing or manifesting praise or approval
aristocracy
a privileged class holding hereditary titles
assiduousness
great and constant diligence and attention
baseness
unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
bellicose
having or showing a ready disposition to fight

 

Part 3.

bibliophile
someone who loves and usually collects books
bilk
cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
blowsy
characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern
cabal
a clique that seeks power usually through intrigue
calamity
an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
cap off
finish or complete, as with some decisive action

 

Part 4.

cataclysm
a sudden violent change in the earth's surface
centripetal
tending to move toward an area in the middle
codex
a written manuscript, typically from ancient times
coma
a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness
conceited
having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
contention
the act of competing as for profit or a prize

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2020-04-17