V. settled; poised; embedded; established
ensconced
adj. distrustful; negative pessimistic; bitter
cynical
adj. kind; charitable; generous
benevolent
n. coworkers; friends; cohorts
comrades
n. unlimited and cruel power; oppression; dictatorship
tyranny
n. evil conduct; corruption; weakness
vices
adj. opening; introductory; beginning; preamble
preliminary
adj. high-spirited; lively; bubbling; effervescent
vivacious
v. act against; oppose; offset; thwart
counteract
n. overpowering joy; bliss
ecstasy