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Complacent

self-satisfied

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Somber

gloomy, sad

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debilitate

weaken

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impetuous

impulsive

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occult

secret, mysterious, supernatural, learn all

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discreet

careful, cautious, prudent

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foment

stir up, instigate

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glean

gather, collect

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quarry

something hunted or pursued

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slovenly

disorderly, carelessly

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abjure

renounce, abstain from

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reproach

rebuke, reprimand

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penitent

regretful, confessing guilt

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evanescent

fleeting, passing, momentary

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tantamount

equivalent, identical

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propensity

disposition, inclination, bent

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wary

watchful, shrewd

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allay

calm, soothe

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deter

hinder, discourage

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connoisseur

expert

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out of one's depth

in a situation that is too difficult to handle

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take under one's wing

to become responsible for

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on the dot

exactly on time

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to hit the nail on the head

to state or guess something correctly