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affirmation

a solemn or positive declaration

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alienate

to make someone previously friendly become unfriendly; to estrange

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benevolent

inclined to be charitable, showing good will; kindly

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deliberate

to think carefully; to reflect

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delineate

to sketch out or trace; to portray in words or gestures; to make sharp or vivid

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elaboration

the process of working out in detail; the careful development of ideas by analysis or reason

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fanaticism

excessive, irrational belief; monomania

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haughtiness

showing excessive pride or vanity; scorn

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intricate

having many complexly arranged elements; difficult or requiring effort to understand or follow

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ominous

threatening; foreboding; portentous

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rebuttal

the act of offering opposing evidence or argument

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reticence

reserve, uncommunicativeness

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stanch

to stop the flow, particularly of blood

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trepidation

alarm or dread; apprehension; fear

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vigor

physical or mental strength; capacity for growth

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intro-

inward, inside

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inter-

between

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intra-

within