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adroit
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
amicable
peaceable, friendly
averse
having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
belligerent
given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; one at war; one engaged in war
benevolent
kindly; charitable
cursory
hasty; not thorough
holocaust
a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering.
impervious
not affected or hur by; admitting of no passage or entrance
tepid
liukewarm; unethusiastic, marked by an absence of interest
quintessence
the purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
ethos
The disposition, character, or fundamental values peculiar to a specific person, people, culture, or movement
pathos
A quality, as of an experience of a work of art, that arouses feelings of pity, sympathy, tenderness, or sorrow.
scrutinize
to eamine closely
retrogress
to move bacward; to return to an earlier condition.
jeopardy
danger