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Magenta

adjective - a deep, purplish-red color

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Breach

verb - to break through; to violate; to leap clear of
ALSO
noun - a violation of a law, obligation or standard; a gap or broken place

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Instigate

verb - to urge to action; to begin an action

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Equilibrium

noun - a state of balance; mental or emotional poise or control

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Imperceptible

adjective - too slight, subtle, or gradual to be noticed
adverb - imperceptibly

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Levee

noun - an embankment to prevent or confine flooding; a river landing place

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Careen

verb - to sway from side to side

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Stratagem

noun - a specific plan, scheme or trick for achieving some purpose, such as to deceive a military enemy; a deception
(NOTE: strategy is the overall plan for victory)

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Subsidiary

noun - a company controlled by another company
adjective - subordinate, secondary

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Substantially

adverb - largely; considerably; significantly
adverb - substantial

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Organza

adjective - a sheer dress fabric resembling organdy, usually made of silk, rayon or nylon

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Pretense

noun - a claim, especially one not supported by fact; mere display; show
adjective - pretentious

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Adroit

adjective - shrewd, resourceful; dexterous with one's hands

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Oblivious

adjective - unmindful; forgetful

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Blandishment

noun - flattering or coaxing speech or action; cajolery

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Skeptical

adjective - doubtful; relating to or characteristic of by skepticism, disbelief, or dubiousness

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Arbiter

noun - a person chosen to decide a dispute; a judge

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Platitude

noun - a flat or trite remark; a saying worn to ineffectiveness by over familiarity; a cliché

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Exude

verb - to display conspicuously or abundantly; to discharge slowly through pores or cuts; ooze

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Rectify

verb - to set right; to remedy; to adjust

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Augment

verb - to increase; make greater or larger