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Cater

To satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant, to suppu food and service

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Customary

Usual, expected, routine

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Dissuade

To persuade not to do something

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Entrepreneur

A person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business

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Firebrand

A piece of burning wood; a trouble maker, an extremely energetic or emotional person

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Hazard

(n) risk, peril
(v) to expose to danger or harm; to gamble

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Homicide

The killing of one person by another

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Indifference

A lack of interest or concern

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Indignant

Filled with resentment or anger over something unjust, unworthy, or mean

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Indispensable

Absolutely necessary, not to be neglected

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Lubricate

To apply oil or grease; to make smooth, slippery, or easier to use

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Mutual

Shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more

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Pelt

To throw a stream of things; to strike successively; to hurry

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Plague

An easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths; a widespread evil; (v) to annoy or bother

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Poised

Balances, suspended; calm, controlled; ready for action

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Regime

A government in power; a form or system of rule or management; a period of rule

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Retard

To make slow, delay, hold back

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Transparent

Allowing light to pass through; easily recognized or understood, easily seen through or detected

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Unscathed

Wholly unharmed, not injured