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21-Misanthrope

person who dislikes or distrusts people in general

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22-Philanthropy

love of mankind, act of generosity

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23-Pejorative

tending to make worse; disparaging; deprecatory

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24-Moratorium

a sanctioned period where payments are delayed; any negotiated delay in an action

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25-Parsimonious

too economical; stingy; miserly

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26-Aversion

a dislike or distaste for something

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27-Inadvertent

lax, careless; without intention

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28-Indifferent

not caring either way; neutral

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29-Objective

without bias

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30-Discriminate

to differentiate; to see the difference

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31-Denounce

to speak out against; to condemn

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32-Innovate

to be creative; to think of something new

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33-Novel

new, original

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34-Disdain

arrogant scorn; contempt

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35-Discernment

insight; ability to see things clearly

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36-Abstract

theoretical; lacking substance

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37-Pragmatic

related to practice as opposed to theory

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38-Eccentric

not conventional; irregular

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39-Idiosyncrasy

a trait or behavior particular to an individual

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40-Benevolent

kind; good hearted; generous