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Abstain

To refrain from doing something

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Galvanize

To shock into action

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Aghast

Struck with amazement or horror

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Idealism

Thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are

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Nefarious

Extremely wicked or villainous

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Scapegoat

One that bears the blame for others

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Tentative

Subject to change or discussion

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Infringe

Violate another's right or privilege

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Truism

Obvious truth

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Slander

Malicious or false statement meant to hurt or defame

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Engross

Occupy fully

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Lackluster

Dull

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Feral

Wild, savage

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Conundrum

Puzzle or problem

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Acumen

Keen insight

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Nonchalant

Calm, casual

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Neophyte

Someone who is young or inexperienced

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Obstinate

Stubborn

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Tangent

Abrupt change of course

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Substantiate

To verify a claim