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Equanimity

evenness of mind or temper

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tenable

capable of being held or defended

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inordinate

much too great

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aver

to declare to be true

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pecuniary

concerning money

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denizens

inhabitant or person in a particular region

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mercurial

unpredictably changeable

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assiduous

careful and attentive

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iniquity

sin and wickedness

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cessation

a temporary or final ceasing

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extenuating

to excuse or serve as an excuse

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duress

to use of force or threats

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quell

to quiet

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rancorous

ongoing bitter hate

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conciliate

to win over

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impeccable

faultless

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corollary

something that follows once something else has been proven

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avarice

too great a desire for money

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fissure

a narrow or deep split

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espouse

to advocate or support a cause