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antipathy

(n) a strong dislike

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applicable

(adj) capable of being applied

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asset

(n) something of value

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beset

(v) to attack from all side; to surrounf

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compassion

(n) sympathy for another`s suffering; pity

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decorum

(n) proper behavior, good taste

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duress

(n) compulsion by threat; forcible confinerment

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exuberant

(adj) high-spirited, enthusiastic, unrestrained

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facsimile

(n) an exact copy

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imbibe

(v) to drink; to take in

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implacable

(adj) not to be satisfied or pacified; unyielding

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infinitesimal

(adj) so small as to be almost immeasurement

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innocuous

(adj) harmless, inoffensive

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miliate

(v) to have effect or force on or against someone

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patent

(n) exclusive right over an invention
(v) to arrange or obtain such rights
(adj) plain, open to view

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prowess

(n) distinguished bravery; superior skill or ability

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sedate

(adj) quiet, settled, sober
(v) to administer a tranquilizer

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stentorian

(adj) extremely loud

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stipulate

(v) to arrange specifically; to require as a condition of agreement

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ultimatum

(n)a final proposal or statement of conditions