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to enroach in a way that violates the rights of another
impinge
using few words
laconic
to express grief for; mourn
lament
no longer in use; old-fashioned
obsolete
reluctant to speak
reticent
an economic or military measure put in place to punish another country
sanction
subdued; kept from being circulated
suppressed
done by secretive means
surreptitious
shortened; cut off
truncated
to decrease gradually in intensity; decline
wane
lasting for a markedly brief time
ephemeral
relatively unknown; or to conceal or make indistinct
obscure
implied but not actually expressed
tacit
having little substance or strength; shaky; flimsy
tenuous
shy; timid
timorous
uncertainty; apprehension
trepidation
not able to be changed
immutable
commonplace; ordinary
mundane
unimaginative; dull
prosaic
excercising good judgement or common sense
prudent
a principle held as being true by a person or an organization
tenet
indifferent to pleasure or pain; impassive
stoic
somber, stern
austere