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apathy

lack of emotion or feeling; indifference

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appease

to bring peace to; placate; satisfy

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apprehension

fearful anticipation of the future; dread; also, to capture or seize

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brevity

briefness, concise expression

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concede

to acknowledge as true; admit; yield or grant

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conciliatory

characterized by attempts to gain, win, or secure favor by friendly overtures

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diligence

long, steady application to one's occupation or studies; attentive care

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lethargic

characterized by sluggish indifference

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meticulous

extremely careful or precise

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paucity

small of number; few ness; dearth

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progdigious

impressively great in size; enormous, marvelous

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profound

deep; far-reaching; complete

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reproach

blame or rebuke; admonish

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vacillation

swaying from one side to another; irresolution, doubt

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wither

to dry up or shrivel up; droop; fade