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Minimize

To reduce to the smallest amount

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Celerity

Swiftness

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Relief

Projection of figures or forms from a flat background

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Harbinger

One who knows the future

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Retired

To quit ; withdrawn

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Moratorium

Suspension of activity

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Belie

Contradict

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Eccentric

Strange

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Idiosyncratic

Rather unusual

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Idiosyncrasy

A characteristic of a person

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Provincial

Narrow minded

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Cosmopolitan

Sophisticated

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Presumptuous

Forward

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Daunting

Intimidating

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Marginalize

Feel isolated and unimportant

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Lurid

Intense

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Innocuous

Not harmful

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Pristine

Unspoiled

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Deter

Prevent

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Thwart

Hinder

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Tutelage

Guardianship

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Lugubrious

Gloomy

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Spate

Almost overwhelming

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Malaise

Unease

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Automation

Automatic means

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Ravenous

Starving

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Prosaic

Boring commonplace

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Punctilious

Meticulous

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Groundbreaking

Pertaining to ceremony

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Erroneous

Incorrect

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Indefatigable

Untiring

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Panache

Style

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Verve

Enthusiasm

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Epitome

Model

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Commendable

Praiseworthy

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Exemplary

Excellent

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Impair

Injure ; to become worse

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Dubious

Doubtful

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Apocryphal

Dubious

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Temperament

Disposition

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Effusive

Overflowing

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Disprove

Refute

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Refute

To prove to be false

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Curtail

Diminish

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Indigenous

Native

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Scorn

Despise

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Deign

To think appropriate to ones dignity

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Advocate

Support

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Resistant

Impervious

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Foreboding

Misgiving ; fear

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Elation

Delight

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Profound

Deep intense

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Comparative

Relative