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to make slow, delay, hold back
retard
wholly unharmed, not injured
unscathed
ready for use, at hand
available
to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant, to supply food and service
cater
usual, expected, routine
customary
to persuade not to do something
dissuade
a person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business
entrepreneur
a piece of burning wood; troublemaker; an extremely energetic or emotional person
firebrand
(n) risk, peril
(v) to expose to danger or harm; to gamble
hazard
the killing of one person by another
homicide
the lack of interest or concern
indifference
filled with resentment or anger over something unjust, unworthy, or mean
indignant
to apply oil or grease; to make smooth, slippery, or easier to use
lubricate
shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more
mutual
to throw a stream of things, to strike successively, to hurry
pelt
balanced, suspended, calm, controlled, ready for action
poised
a government in power, a form or system of rule or management, a period of rule
regime
allowing light to pass through, easily recognized, understood, easily seen through or detected
transparent
absolutely necessary, not to be neglected
indispensable
(n) an easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths, a widespead evil
(v) to annoy or bother
plague