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jargon

dialect
vernacular

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joined

conjoined

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joke

farce

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joking around

playful banter

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judged

deemed

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judgement

reckoning

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jump in

intervene

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just as good as

yields the same in terms of

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just begun

nascent
incipient

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just for this purpose

ad hoc

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just in case you

lest you

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just like

in the style of

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justification

grounds

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justify

warrant

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keen

acute
incisive

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keep

retain

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keep it friendly

remain in good graces

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key

fundamental

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kindly

benevolent

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knowledgeable about

learned in

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lack of

dearth of
scarcity of

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lacking

bereft of
deficient of

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lacking respect

irreverent

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lacking self-control

intemperate

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lacking self-confidence

diffident

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large amount of

wealth of

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large area

wide swath
expanse

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large size

considerable

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lasting

abiding
enduring

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lasting a long time

protracted
prolonged

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late

belated

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laughter

hilarity

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law

jurisprudence

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law (a law)

an injunction
an ordinance
a statute

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laziness

indolence

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lazy

indolent

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lead up

prelude

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lead

spearhead

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leave

depart from

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lecture (a self-righteous lecture)

diatribe

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leeway

latitude

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leftover from

residue
remnant of

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legal action

adjudication

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legitmacy

credence

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lengthy

interminable

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less offensive

more palatable

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less reckless

a more measured approach

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let

enable

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let go of

relinquish

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lewd

prurient

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lie (a lie)

a contrivance
a fabrication

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lie (to lie)

to be less than forthcoming
to fabricate
to be disingenuous

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life is meaningless

nihilism

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lighthearted

blithe

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like all

as with all

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like (similar)

recalls a certain
akin to

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likely to be

disposed to
prone to
inclined to
liable to

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limit

curtail
constrain

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limited

narrow
measured

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limited in apppeal

esoteric

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limiting factor

determinant

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limitless

unbounded

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line between

demarcation

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list (to list)

enumerate
reel off
catalog

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literal meaning of a word

denotation
lexical meaning

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little known

undistinguished

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lively

vibrant

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local

indigenous

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local language

vernacular

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look up

detain

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long

protracted
lenghty

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long lasting

enduring

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look for (ask for)

inquire about

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look for (search for)

pursue

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look like

resemble
recall

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look on her face

visage
expression

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look over

scrutinize

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looked young

she preserved the appearance of youth

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looking back

in retrospect

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looking elsewhere

shifting attention to

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lose momentum

falter

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loss of memory

defect of memory

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loud

clamorous
raucous

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love for humanity

agape

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low profile (keep a low profile)

be inconspicuous

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lucky find

a chance find
fortuitous

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lukewarm

tepid

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lustful

salacious

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luxuries

creature comforts

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luxurious

opulent

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luxury

indulgence
opulence

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luxury-loving

hedonistic
self-indulgent

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machine

contrivance

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made aware of

attuned to

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made it go away

dispelled

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made up

a contrivance

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made up for

atoned for

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made up stories

fabrications

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mafia boss

padrone

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main

foremost
principal

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main character

protagonist

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main part

brunt of

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mianly

predominantly
principally

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major change

tectonic shift

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majority

preponderance of

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make

render

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make amends for

atone for

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make friends

ingratiate

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make him

compel him

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make impossible

preclude

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make inferior

adulterate

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make it worse

exacerbate

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make less severe

mitigate

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make necessary

necessitate

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make possible

render possible

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make sacre

consecrate

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make the most of

leverage

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make us think of

evoke

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make your way through

navigate
negotiate

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making fun of

jesting banter at

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man of few words

laconic

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managed

syndicated to

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manner

demeanor
bearing

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manners

decorum

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many

host of
considerable

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many different kinds of

all manner of

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mark off

demarcate

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matchless

inimitable

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meaningful

appreciable
substantive

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means well

is well intentioned

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mean-spirited

caustic

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meat-eating

carnivorous

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mediate

conciliate
intercede

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mediator

intermediary

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melting pot

ethnic stew

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mentally disturbed

pathological

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mention

alude to

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mercy

clemency

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mere beginnings of

rudiments of

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merge

coalesce

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merging

confluent

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mesmerized

enthralled
transfixed

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messenger

intermediary
emissary

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metaphor

trope

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method

vehicle
mode
means

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meticulous

exacting
fastidious

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mild

temperate

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minimal

nominal

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misbehavior

impropriety

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mischievous

impish

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misinterpret

misconstrue

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mistakes

lapses in

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mixed feelings

ambivalent

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mocking

derisive

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moderate (to moderate)

mitigate

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moderation

temperance

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modest

unassuming
self-effacing

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momentary

fleeting

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money spent

expenditures

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mood (collective mood)

ambiance

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moody

capricious

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moral defect

blemish
failing

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moral weakness

human fraility

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moralistic

didactic

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moralizing

edifying
sanctimonious

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more carefully

with greater care

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more important

takes precedence

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more serious

carries more weight than

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more specific

narrower notion of

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more than

more so than

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most important

chief
most noted

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mostly

in large part
primarily
principally

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motivation

incentive

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motivator

catalyst for

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moved

darted
sauntered in

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moving (emotion)

affecting

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much more

vastly more

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multiply

proliferate

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multi-talented

versatile

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muscles

musculature

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mutual

concerted

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mysterious

enigmatic
inscrutable

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mystery

enigma
paradox

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named incorrectly

is something of a misnomer

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narrow-minded

parochial
provincial
dogmatic

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nasty

brutish

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native to

indigenous

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near future

foreseeable future

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necessary

indispensable
requisite
integral to
of necessity

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needed

indispensable

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needless repetition

a tautology

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negative effect

impinge on

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nerve

audacity
effrontery
impertinence

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nervous

flurried

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nervousness

consternation

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never

seldom

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never changing

abiding
invariant
invariable

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never ending

interminable
incessant
unremitting

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next one over

adjacent

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next to the last

penultimate

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nice way of saying something

euphemism
putting it charitably

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nightmare

trial by ordeal

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nitpick

to cavil at

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nixed

derailed

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no good

leave much to be desired

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no idea that

no notion why
no inkling

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no more than

at most

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no need to worry

no cause for concern
no cause for alarm

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no use

to no avail

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no way

by no means

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no willpower

intemperate

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noble

loft

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noisy

deafening

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none of this matters

this is inconsequential

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non-interference

laissez-faire

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nonreligious

secular

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normality

normalcy

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norm (the norm)

prescribed form

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nosy

inquisitive

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not affected by

impervious to

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not appropriate

inopportune
unbecoming

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not as good as

less admirable

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not ashamed

unabashed

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not at all

by no means

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not decided

remains to be seen

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not doable

infeasible

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not edible

inedible
unpalatable

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not equipped to

ill-equipped to

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not fair

inequitable

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not good (of a person)

wayward
unredeeming

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not good at

inept
not well suited for

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not good for

ill suited for

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not good quality

of little merit
leaves much to be desired

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not in line

out of step

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not including

apart from
notwithstanding

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not like

atypical of other

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not literally

figuratively
metaphorically speaking

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not many

scant

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not needed

unwarranted
redundant
superfluous

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not noticeable

unobtrusive

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not often

seldom

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not original

derivative

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not paying attention

inattentive

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not perfect

fallible

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not practical

academic

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not real

illusory

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not really meaning it

tongue-in-cheek

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not relevant

inapplicable

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not saying

cagey

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not showing emotion

stoic
impassive

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not specific

generic

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not thought out

arbitrary

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not understandable

inexplicable

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not well

indisposed

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not what happened

that's not an accurate reflection of

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not willing

disinclined to

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not working

idle
ineffectual

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nothingness

vacancy

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noticeable

pronounced

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now

at present

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now and then

periodically