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assume

take for granted; suppose; presume

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averse

having a strong feeling of opposition; disinclined; reluctant; loath

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callous

feeling no sympathy for others; insensitive; hardhearted

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discernible

capable of being discerned (perceived); distinguishable; observable; perceptible

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dubious

of uncertain outcome; doubtful; questionable; unpromising

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ecstasy

sudden, intense feeling of joy; delight; rapture; bliss

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forgo

do without; renounce; sacrifice

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hollow

having a cavity inside; lacking in real value; empty; vain

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indulgent

inclined to give in to one's wishes or those of others; lenient; tolerant

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inflict

cause something unwelcome to be endured; impose; force

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intrigue

underhanded scheme; plot; conspiracy

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invaluable

of value too great to measure; precious; priceless

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meddlesome

habitually involving oneself in matters that are not one's concern; intrusive; interfering; impertinent

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meticulous

giving, or done with, extreme care to details; exact; precise; painstaking

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oblige

make necessary; compel; constrain

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perturb

cause to be alarmed or upset; disturb; disquiet; agitate

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remiss

negligent in performing a task or duty; neglectful; derelict; lax

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resolve

deal with successfully; clear up; solve; settle

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retrieve

get back; recover; regain; repossess

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steadfast

not subject to change; dependable; loyal; staunch