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antipathy

a strong dislike, hostile feelings

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Applicable

capable of being applied; relevant; suitable

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asset

SOMETHIG of value; a resource; an advantage

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beset

to attack from all sides; to surround, hem in

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Compassion

sympathy for another's suffering; pity

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decorum

Proper behavior, good taste, orderliness

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duress

compulsion by threat; forcible confinement

syn: intimidation, coercion

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exuberant

high spirited, enthusiastic, unrestrained, excessive

syn: lively, ebullient
ant: depressed, despondent

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facsimile

an exact copy

syn: replica, clone
ant: variation, permutation

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imbibe

to drink; to take in, absorb

syn: swallow, gulp, quaff
ant: eject, emit

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implacable

not to be satisfied or pacified; unyielding

syn: relentless, inexorable
ant: lenient, indulgent

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infinitesimal

so small as to be almost immeasurable; minute

syn: tiny
ant: vast, immense

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innocuous

harmless, inoffensive, insignificant

syn: feeble, impotent
ant:harmful, dangerous

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militate

to have effect or force on or haunts someone or something

syn: counter, oppose

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patent

open to view, evident

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prowess

distinguished bravery, super skill or ability

syn: valor, courage
ant: cowardice

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sedate

quiet, settled, sober

syn: unruffled, composed
ant: loud, brash

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Stentorian

extremely loud

syn: thundering, deafening
ant: hushed

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stipulate

to arrange specifically; to require as a condition of agreement

syn: specify, contract, provide for

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ultimatum

a final proposal or statement of conditions

syn: final terms