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Omniscient

having infinite awareness, understanding, and insight

knowing everything

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Trepidation

Fear

A feeling of fear that causes you to hesitate because you think something bad or unpleasant is going to happen

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Decipher

to find the meaning of (something that is difficult to read or understand)

4

Oversee

To watch and direct

To examine and supervise

5

Glean

To collect in a gradual way

To search carefully

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Mass

To form or gather into a large group

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Supple

To be able to bend or twist easily

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Enormity

A shocking, evil or immoral act

Great size

Great evil or wickedness

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Devolve

To pass on (responsibility, power etc)

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Hubris

exaggerated pride or self-confidence

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Chagrin

a feeling of being frustrated or annoyed because of failure or disappointment

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Complacency

self-satisfaction

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Prolong

To continue, to extend

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Conflate

To confuse

To combine into a whole

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Countenance

to accept, support, or approve of (something)

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Impugn

to criticize suggesting that someone is not honest

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Explicit

fully revealed or expressed without vagueness

Fully developed

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Disclose

To reveal

To make known or public

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Uphold

To support

To lift up

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Porous

Easy to pass through

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Hard-and-fast

Strict, something cannot be change

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Rudimentary

Not very developed

Basic or simple

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Sketchy

Not complete or clear

Done quickly without details

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Delusive

Deceitful , misleading ;

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Succinct

Concise; using few words

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Imperturbable

Very calm, serene

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Recede

To diminish

To move back, retreat

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Materialise

to appear especially in a sudden or magical way

To become real

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Perception

Observation

the ability to understand or notice something easily

Sagaciousness

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Unconceivable = inconceivable

Unbelievable