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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; sacrafice

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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