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Cordial

Warm/friendly

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Accord

Harmony/Agreement

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discord

disagreement

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concord

harmony

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amicable

friendly

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amiable

affable/friendly

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congenial

friendly

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genial

friendly

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complaisant

willing to please others

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amity

peaceful relations

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conciliate

compromise/stop (someone) from being angry or discontented

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reconcile

restore relations

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concede

surrender or yield (something that one possesses).

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rapport

relationship of mutual trust

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camaraderie

mutual trust

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gregarious

sociable

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congregate

flock together in one group

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segregate

to separate

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sequester

to isolate

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secede

seclude/isolate

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splinter

to withdraw formally/separate into smaller units

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aggregate

total

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assortment

variety

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jumble

assortment

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medley

assortment

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motley

assortment

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melange

mixture

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hybrid

mixture(of 2)

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amalgam

mixture

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amalgamation

mixture

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miscellaneous

various

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heterogeneous

different/diverse

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variegated

variety

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sundry

variety

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promiscuous

indiscriminant

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melee

confusion (of hand to hand combat)

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bedlam

confusion

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pandemonium

confusion

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egregious

outstandingly bad

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nefarious

wicked/criminal

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notorious

famous for something bad

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heinous

wicked/bad

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flagrant

obviously offensive

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gaffe

social blunder

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faux pas

social blunder

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pathogen

disease/microbe

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pathologist

studies disease

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apathy

showing little emotion

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indifferent

showing little emotion

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callous

showing little emotion/ having a cruel disregard for others

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nonchalant

showing little emotion

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impassive

showing little emotion

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stolid

showing little emotion

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antipathy

having strong feelings against someone

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antipodes

places diametrically opposite from each other on globe/ direct opposite

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antithesis

direct opposite

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sympathy

understanding between people

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commiserate

express pity/sympathy

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empathy

feeling as if in others place

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symbiosis

working with others for mutual benefit

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syncopate

to cut short

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curtail

to cut short

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retrench

to cut short

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truncate

to cut short

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synergy

working together

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syllogism

reasoning from general to specific

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antebellum

before war

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antediluvian

ancient

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antiquated

ancient

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archaic

ancient

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outmoded

old fashioned

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fidelity

faithful devotion

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confidant

person to trust completely

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diffident

shy/timid

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timid

shy

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timorous

lack of confidence

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craven

lack of courage/confidence

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pusillanimous

timid

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perfidious

disloyal/very sly

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insidious

disloyal/very sly

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invidious

tending to rouse hatred

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disingenouous

not candid or sincere

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ingenous

candid/innocent/unsuspecting

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candor

candid/frank

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ingenious

smart

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galvanize

shock/excite someone into taking action