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enigma
puzzle, mystery

forms: enigmatic
(to) obscure
v.= to hide
adj.= unclear, clouded, partially hidden
oppress
to keep down by severe or unjust use of force or authority

forms: oppressive, oppression
objective
without bias, uninfluenced by emotion or personal prejudice
apathy
lack of emotion or interest

forms: apathetic
abstract
not concrete, theoretical, lacking substance, example: love, anger, pie-3.14.........
inevitable
unavoidable, bound to happen

forms: inevitablility
relevant
important, pertinent, has to do with the subject at hand

forms: relevance, irrelevant is opposite
futile
hopeless

forms: futility
eccentric
irregular, not conventional, a little kooky

forms: eccentricity
innovate
to introduce something new; to invent
forms: innovative
discriminate
to differentiate; to make a clear distinction
forms: discrimination
(to) denounce
to speak out against; to condemn
temperate
moderate; restrained

forms: temperance
candid
honest, frank

forms: candor
pious
reverent or devout (extremely religious)
Forms: piously
conciliatory
making peace; attempting to solve a dispute through goodwill
forms: to reconcile, reconciliation
indifferent
neutral; lacking a preference

forms: indifference
acute
mentally sharp or shrewd or a sudden & specific type of injury
forms: acutely
anarchy
absence of government or control; lawlessness;disorder

forms: anarchist
discernment
insight, ability to see or understand things clearly
forms: discerning, to discern
provincial
limited in outlook to one's own small corner of the world
(to) revere
to worship or to honor

forms: reverence
benevolent
kind, good hearted, generous
forms: benevolence
diverse
varied

forms: diversity
discord
disagreement, lack of harmony
(to) repudiate
(to) reject, deny
reticent
restrained (in demeanor) uncommunicative

forms: reticence
virulent
extremely poisonous, malignant, full of hate
forms: virulence
scrutinize
to examine closely (as in under scrutiny)
disdain
arrogant scorn; contempt;
to consider beneath oneself

forms: disdainful (of)
impartial
neutral; unbiased

forms: impartiality
resignation
reluctant acceptance of a bad situation

forms: resigned (to)
servile
submissive and subserviant; like a servant
resolute
firm;unwavering;determined

forms: resolutely