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Enmity

the feeling of a hostile person

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benevolent

generous in providing aid to others

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Apathy

the trait of lack of enthusiasm or interest in things generally

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Acute

of critical importance and consequence; extremely sharp or intense

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Maxim

A saying that is widely excepted on its own merits

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impromptu

will little or no preparation or forethought

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tractable

easily managed

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disinterred

to dig up something that has been buried especially a corpse

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innovate

bring something new to an environment

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liable

held legally responsible

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manifest

reveal its presence or make an appearance

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pretext

something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is connected in order to conceal the real reason

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restive

impatient especially under restriction or delay; being in a tense state

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malignity

the quality of being disposed to evil

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intermediary

a negotiator that acts as a link between two parties

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censure

harsh criticism or disapproval

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machinations

a scheming or crafty action or artful design intended to accomplish something evil

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complicity

guilt as an accomplice in a crime or offense

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spontaneous

happening or arising without apparent external cause

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dissentient

disagreeing, especially with a majority