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askance
(adv.) with suspicion; distrustfully, suspiciously
attenuate
(v.) to weaken or lessen in force
benign
(adj.) bevevolent, harmless
cavil
(v.) to find fault with in a petty way
charlatan
(n.) fraud, quack
decimate
(v.) to kill or destroy a large part of
foible
(n.) minor flaw
forgo
(v.) abstain from
fraught
(adj.) full of or loaded with (emotions)
inure
(v.) to toughen by long subjection or exposure
luminous
(adj.) glowing; illuminating
obsequious
(adj.) marked by slavish attentiveness
obtuse
(adj.) dull-witted, thick
oscillate
(v.) to swing back and forth in with a steady rhythm
penitent
(adj.) regretful, remorseful
peremptory
(adj.) dictorial
rebuff
(v.) reject, spurn
reconnoiter
(v.) to engage in reconnaissance
shambles
(n.) a state of complete disorder
sporadic
(adj.) intermittent