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Commandeer
To seize or to take forcibly
Theology
The study of religious doctrines and matters
Avert
To turn away; to keep from happening or to ward off
Narcissist
One who exhibits self-love or excessive interest in one's own appearance, comfort, importance, abilities, etc.
Humility
The state or quality of being humble; the absence of pride
Induce
To cause
Gaunt
Thin and bony, hollow-eyed and worn
Compensate
To make up for
Atrophy
n. a wasting away, especially of a body organ or tissue

v. to waste away
Cynical
Denying the sincerity of people's motives and actions; believing that people are motivated in all their actions by selfishness
Insidious
Operating in a slow or not easily appearent manner; more dangerous than seems evident
Ambivalence
Simultaneous conflicting feelings toward a person or thing (as love and hate)
Egotistical
Acting in a manner where one is constantly and excessively refrencing oneself, conceited and selfish
Opiate
Anything tending to quiet, soothe, or deaden
Exploit
To make unethical use of for one's own advantage or profit (specifically to make a profit from labor without giving fair payment)
Transcend
To go beyond the limits of; to overstep or exceed
Prophet
A person who speaks for God or a god, or as though under divine guidance; a spolesman for some cause, group, movement, etc.
Scoff
To mock or deride
Whimsical
Oddly out of the ordinary; fanciful; subject to sudden change, unpredictable
Serene
Not disturbed or troubled; calm, peaceful, tranquil