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innoculate

The best way to xxxx against this virus is by teaching critical thought. It may take a day or two for hte new anti virus softage to xxxx them against the latest threats.

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corroborate

To make more certain or confirm. He xxxxxxd my account of the incident There is demographic data available to xxxxx this possibility.

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Incredulous

indicating or showing disbelieve. her xxxxx smile. She was xxxx of her husbands story.

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proliferate

to increase in number and sperad rapidly. eg. social media continues to xxxxx at an increasing rate.

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Hubris

excessive pride or self confidence, arrogance. EG. it doesnt really matter whether its from greed, XXXX or arrogance. EG. They media outlests are blasting the director for falling prey to xxxxx.

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Lament

to feel or express sorrow or regret eg. the factory workers xxxx the move to automated practices.

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placate

to appease by concesssion or conciliatory gesture. eg. attempts to xxxx them with special dividends failed. Eg. banksers are desperately trying to xxxx their critics.

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Impregnable

strong enough to withstand attack, unconquerable. eg. their vaults are xxxx eg. the structure is xxx to the monsoon winds

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repudiate

to reject as having no authority or binding force, disown, reject. eg. to xxxx a charge as untrue. eg. the paintiffs motion is to xxxx the settlement agreement. eg. to reject this notion is to xxxx the principles of science.

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Dogmatic

opinionated and tending to force ones owns opinions on the subject EG. youre very xxxx on the subject

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On a razors edge

In an uncertain and dangerous situation. Eg his career is on a razors edge.

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To make more certain or confirm. He xxxxxxd my account of the incident There is demographic data available to xxxxx this possibility.

corroborate

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The best way to xxxx against this virus is by teaching critical thought. It may take a day or two for hte new anti virus softage to xxxx them against the latest threats.

innoculate

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indicating or showing disbelieve. her xxxxx smile. She was xxxx of her husbands story.

Incredulous

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to increase in number and sperad rapidly. eg. social media continues to xxxxx at an increasing rate.

proliferate

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excessive pride or self confidence, arrogance. EG. it doesnt really matter whether its from greed, XXXX or arrogance. EG. They media outlests are blasting the director for falling prey to xxxxx.

Hubris

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to feel or express sorrow or regret eg. the factory workers xxxx the move to automated practices.

Lament

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to appease by concesssion or conciliatory gesture. eg. attempts to xxxx them with special dividends failed. Eg. banksers are desperately trying to xxxx their critics.

placate

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strong enough to withstand attack, unconquerable. eg. their vaults are xxxx eg. the structure is xxx to the monsoon winds

Impregnable

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to reject as having no authority or binding force, disown, reject. eg. to xxxx a charge as untrue. eg. the paintiffs motion is to xxxx the settlement agreement. eg. to reject this notion is to xxxx the principles of science.

repudiate

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opinionated and tending to force ones owns opinions on the subject EG. youre very xxxx on the subject

Dogmatic

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In an uncertain and dangerous situation. Eg his career is on a razors edge.

On a razors edge