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apathy
lack of emotion or interest
indifferent
not caring one way or another; neutral
obscure
unclear;hard to understand
impartial
unbiased; neutral
objective
without bias (as opposed to subjective)
revere
to worship; to honor (think of a reverend)
discriminate
to differentiate; to make a clear distinction
denounce
to speak out against; to condemn
innovate
to be creative; to introduce sometihng new
relevant
important; pertinent
candid
honest; frank
discernment
insight; ability to see things clearly
disdain
arrogant scorn; contempt
abstract
theorectical; lacking substance (the opposite of concrete)
temperate
moderate; restrained
enigma
mystery
inevitable
unavoidable; bound to happen
eccentric
not conventional; a little kooky; irregular
provincial
limited in outlook to one's own small corner of the world; narrow
futile
hopeless; without effect
diverse
varied
benevolent
kind; good-hearted; generous
pious
reverent or devout; outwardly (and sometimes falsely) reverent or devout
conciliatory
making peace; attempting to solve a dispute through goodwill
resignation
reluctant acceptance of a bad situation (secondary meaning)
resolute
determined; firm; unwavering
servile
submissive and subservient; like a servant
acute
sharp; shrewd
reticent
restrained; uncommunicative
anarchy
absence of government or control; lawlessness; disorder
virulent
extremley poisonous; malignant; full of hate
scrutinize
to examine closely
discord
disagreement (the opposite of concord)
repudiate
to reject; to deny
diligent
hardworking
superficial
on the surface only; shallow; not thorough
contempt
reproachful disdain
lucid
clear; easy to understand
aesthetic
having to do with artistic beauty; artistic (not to be confused with ascetic)
prodigal
extravagant; wasteful
augment
to add to; to increase; to make bigger
scrutinize
to examine closely