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with suspicion,distrust,or disapporval
askance
to make thin or slender;to weaken or lessen in force,intensity,or value
attenuate
gentle,kind;forgiving,understanding;having a favorableor beneficial effect;not malignant
benign
to find fault in a petty way,carp;a trivial objection or criticism
cavil
one who feigns knowlegde or ability;a pretender,imposter,or quack
charlatan
to kill or destroy a large part of
decimate
a weak point,failing,minor flaw
foible
to do without,abstain from,give up
forgo
full or loaded with; accompanied by
fraught
to toughen,harden;to render used to something by long subjection or exposure
inure
emitting or reflecting light,glowing
luminous
marked by slavish attentiveness;excessively submissive,often for purely self-interested reasons
obsequious
blunt,not coming to a point;slow or dull in understanding;measuring between 90 degrees and 180 degrees;not causing a sharp impression.
obtuse
to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm
oscillate
regretful for one's sins or mistakes
penitent
having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate
peremptory
to snub;to repel,drive away;a curt rejection,a check
rebuff
to engage in reconnaissance;to make a prelimary inspection
reconnoiter
a slaughterhouse;complete disorder
shambles
occurring at irregular intervals
sporadic