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palpable
capable of being touched or felt
interject
to throw in between or among other things
disable
to deprive of legal right, qualification, or capacity
intersperse
to place something at intervals in or among
abdicate
to cast off
graphic
something with vivid or inapropriot detail
fraternal
of, relating to, or involving brothers
dissuade
to advise (a person) against something
antipathy
obsolete : opposition in feeling
terrain
a geographic area
autocart
a person (as a monarch) ruling with unlimited authority
terrestrial
of or relating to the earth or its inhabitants
microbe
small
microcosm
a little world; especially : the human race or human nature seen as an epitome of the world or the universe
teamster
one who drives a team or motortruck especially as an occupation
capricious
IMPULSIVE, UNPREDICTABLE
solarium
glass-enclosed porch or room; also : a room (as in a hospital) used especially for sunbathing or therapeutic exposure to light
pugnacious
having a quarrelsome or combative nature
credible
offering reasonable grounds for being believed
procurement
the act or process of procuring; especially : the obtaining of military supplies by a government
detriment
INJURY, DAMAGE
anticedent
a substantive word, phrase, or clause whose denotation is referred to by a pronoun (as John in "Mary saw John and called to him"); broadly : a word or phrase replaced by a substitute
concave
hollowed or rounded inward like the inside of a bowl
congregate
gather
ambiance
a feeling or mood associated with a particular place, person, or thing.
confiscate
appropriated by the government
comptetence
a sufficiency of means for the necessities and conveniences of life <provided his family with a comfortable competence -- Rex Ingamells>
anteduiluvian
made, evolved, or developed a long time ago
metronome
an instrument designed to mark exact time by a regularly repeated tick
entanglement
the condition of being deeply involved...or like a rope tangled
contentment
happy
ambiguous
doubtful or uncertain especially from obscurity or indistinctness
mileage
an allowance for traveling expenses at a certain rate per mile
hostage
a person held by one party in a conflict as a pledge pending the fulfillment of an agreement
plutocrat
government by the wealthy
depose
to remove from a throne or other high position
intercede
to intervene between parties with a view to reconciling differences : MEDIATE
personable
pleasant or amiable in person : ATTRACTIVE
interface
a surface forming a common boundary of two bodies, spaces, or phases
dismiss
to permit or cause to leave
abnormal
UNUSUAL, EXCEPTIONAL...NOT NORMAL
polygraph
an instrument for recording variations of several different pulsations (as of physiological variables) simultaneously -- compare LIE DETECTOR
mission
the act or an instance of sending
remit
to lay aside (a mood or disposition pr MONEY usually) partly or wholly..
diligence
persevering application
missive
a written communication