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acumen

keenness and depth of perception, discernment, or discrimination especially in practical matters; sharpness, astuteness, caginess, foxiness, shrewdness

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adamant

inflexible

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altercation

controversy

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assent

consent

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assiduous

persistent, active, busy, bustling, diligent, employed, engaging, laborious, occupied, sedulous

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attrition

act of wearing down

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belligerent

inclined to or exhibiting assertiveness, hostility, combativeness, aggressive, argumentative, assaultive, bellicose, brawly, chippy, combative, confrontational, contentious, discordant, disputatious, feisty, gladiatorial, militant, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent, warlike, combative

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bizarre

odd, extravagant, eccentric; involving sensational contrasts or incongruities, absurd, fantastic, crazy, fanciful, foolish, insane, nonsensical, preposterous, unreal, wild

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capitulate

to cease resisting, surrender, acquiesce surrender, yield, concede, give in, relent, succumb

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censure

judgment involving condemnation sternly; official reprimand; commination, condemnation, denunciation, excoriation, objurgation, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reproof, stricture

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charlatan

one making usually showy pretenses to knowledge or ability; quack; fraud; faker; imposter; hoaxer; hambug

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conducive

helpful

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construe

to analyze the arrangement and connection of words; to understand or explain the sense or intention, usually in a particular way or with respect to a given set of circumstances; interpret, clarify, explain, demonstrate, explicate, elucidate, expound, illuminate, illustrate, simplify, spell out, unriddle

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contrition

feeling or showing sorrow and remorse for a sin or shortcoming; repentance, guilt, penitence, regret, remorse, rue, self-reproach

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counteract

neutralize

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credible

believable, plausible, presumptive, probable

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deleterious

harmful

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deportment

manner in which one conducts behavior, actions, address, bearing, comportment, conduct, demeanor, geste

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deterrent

to turn aside, discourage, prevent from acting; inhibit, restrain, discourage, dissuade, inhibit

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dilated

enlarged

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enervate

lacking physical, mental or moral vigor; weaken, castrate, dampen, deaden, desiccate, devitalize, geld, lobotomize, petrify

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extant

currently or actually existing, not destroyed or lost, living, alive, around, existent

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fallacious

embodying a fallacy, tending to deceive or mislead misleading, delusive, illogical, illegitimate, inconsequent, invalid, irrational, unreasonable, unsound false

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fortnight

two weeks

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ghastly

terrifyingly horrible to the senses; intensely unpleasant, disagreeable, objectionable; resembling a ghost; very frightening, appaling, atrocious, awful, dreadful, frightful, horrible, grisly, gruesome, hideous, horrendous, horrid, lurid, macabre, monstrous

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incidental

casual

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increment

something gained or added; one of a series of regular consecutive additions; amount or degree by which something changes an increase; accretion, accrual, addendum, addition, augmentation, boost, expansion, gain, increase, plus, proliferation, raise, rise

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indigent

impovershed, deficient poor

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indolent

lazy

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innate

existing in, belonging to, native, inborn, inherent, built in, constitutional, inherent