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Foliage

Leaves

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Prerogative

An exclusive right or privilege, esp. One that is the result of heredity or official position

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Capricious

Erratic; tending to change abruptly

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Unilateral

One-sided; unequal

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Crux

An essential or pivotal point; a perplexing difficulty

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Manuscript

A book or other document written by hand; an author's original copy of a document submitted for publication

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Segue

An easy, effective, or uninterrupted transition

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Supple

Easy to bend

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Civil

Observing accepted social customs; not rude

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Callous

Lacking pity or mercy; unfeeling

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Procure

To obtain or aquire

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Apprise

To inform or notify

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Niche

A place or situation suited for a person or thing; a recess in a wall

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Creed

A system of beliefs, principles, or opinions

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Discord

Conflict or disagreement

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Parameter

One of a set of measurable factors that determine a system's behavior and are varied in an experiment

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Denomination

The name for a special class of persons, such as a religious group

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Obviate

To stop from occurring; to prevent or make unnecessary

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Aggravate

To worsen

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Replete

Well-filled; abundantly supplied

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Forbidding

Disagreeable; menacing

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Improvise

To do without preparation

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Proceeds

Money derived from some activity; price or profit

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Hyperbole

Exaggeration

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Relentless

Harsh; pitiless; persistent