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antipathy
n. a strong dislike, hostile feeling
applicable
adj. capable of being applied; relevant, suitable
asset
n. something of value; a resource; an advantage
beset
v. to attack from all sides; to surround, hem in; adj. harassed, troubled; stubbed
compassion
n. sympathy for another's suffering; pity
decorum
n. proper behavior, good taste; orderliness
duress
n. compulsion by threat; forcible confinement
exuberant
adj. high-spirited, enthusiastic, unrestrained; execessive, abundant
facsimile
n. an exact copy
imbibe
v. to drink, to take in; to absorb
implacable
adj. not to be satisfied or pacified; unyielding
infinitesimal
adj. so small to be almost immeasurable; minute
innocuous
adj. harmless, inoffensive, insignificant
militate
v. to have effect or force on or against someone or something, fight against
patent
v. exclusive rights over an invention; copyright; v. to arrange or obtain such rights; adj. plain, open to view, copyrighted
prowess
distinguished bravery; superior skill or ability
sedate
adj. quiet, settled, sober; v. to administer a tranquilizer
stentorian
adj. extremely loud
stipulate
v. to arrange specifically; to require as a condition of agreement
ultimatum
n. a final proposal or stement of conditions