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antagonist

opposing; competitive; adversarial

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antithesis

direct or exact opposite

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bolster

to support or prop up

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deviate

to move away from a normal behavior or action

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enigmatic

puzzling or obscure

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fluctuate

to vary irregularly; to rise and fall

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humility

lack of pride; modesty

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impartial

fair; unprejudiced

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legacy

something handed down from an ancestor or from the past, esp. money or property

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pretentious

claiming merit, esp. when unjustified; making an extravagant outer show

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renounce

to give up; to reject; disown

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scanty

barely sufficient or adequate

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symmetry

correspondence between items; balance; equivalence; proportion

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unobtrusive

not readily noticeable

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whimsical

playful; odd or unusual; fantastic