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indifferent
not caring one way or the other; mediocre; lacking a preference; neutral
apathy
lack of emotion or interest
obscure
unclear; clouded;partially hidden; hard to understand
impartial
unbiassed; neutral
objective
without bias
revere
to worship; to honor
discriminate
to differentiate; to make a clear distinction; to see the difference
denounce
to speak out against; to condemn
innovate
to be creative; to introduce something new
relevant
important; pertinent
candid
honest; frank
discernment
insight; ability to see things clearly
disdain
arrogant scorn; contempt
abstract
theoretical; lacking substance
temperate
moderate; restrained
enigma
mystery
inevitable
unavoidable; bound to happen
eccentric
not conventional; a little kooky; irregular
provincal
limited in outlook to one's own small corner of the world; narrow
futile
hopeless; without effort
diverse
varied
benevolent
kind; good-hearted; generous
pious
reverent or devout; outwardly 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
extremely 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
prodigal
extravagant; wastefull
augment
to add; to increase; to make bigger
complacent
smug; self-satisfied; pleased with oneself; contented to a fault
guile
cunning; duplicity
squander
to waste
incessant
unceasing; never-ending
laudable
worthy of praise
deter
to prevent; to stop; to keep from doing something
redundant
repetitive; unnecessary; excessively wordy
infamous
shamefully wicked; having (and deserving) an extremely bad reputation; disgraceful
provocative
exciting; attracting attention
depravity
moral corruption
gravity
seriousness(second meaning)
banal
unoriginal; ordinary
extol
to praise
euphony
pleasant sound (the opposite is cacophony)
deride
to ridicule; to laugh at contemptuously
insipid
dull; banal
austere
unadorned; stern; forbidding; without much money
expedite
to make faster or easier
heresy
an opinion violently opposed to established beliefs
novel
new; original
philanthropy
love of mankind; donating to charity
tentative
experimental; temporary uncertain
deference
submission to another's will; respect; courtesy
vacillate
to be indecisive; to waver back and forth
fervor
passion
dispassionate
without passion; objective; neutral