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applicable

adj. capable of being applied; relevant, suitable

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asset

n. an advantage; something of value

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beset

v. to attack from all sides; to hem in
adj. harassed, troubled; studded (as with jewels)

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compassion

n. sympathy for another's suffering; pity

5

decorum

n. proper behavior; orderliness

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duress

n. compulsion by threat; forcible confinement

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exuberant

adj. high-spirited, unrestrained; excessive

8

facsimile

n. an exact copy

9

imbibe

v. to drink; to take it, absorb

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implacable

adj. not to be satisfied; unyielding

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infinitesimal

adj. so small as to be almost immeasurable; minute

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innocuous

adj. harmless, inoffensive; insignificant

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militate

v. to have effect of force on something, fight against

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patent

n. rights over an invention; copyright
v. to obtain such rights
adj. copyrighted

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prowess

n. distinguished bravery; superior skill

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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 require as a condition of agreement

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ultimatum

n. a final proposal or statement if conditions

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antipathy

n. a strong dislike, hostile feeling