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antipathy
n. a strong dislike, hostile feeling
applicable
adj. capable of being applied, relevant, suitable
asset
n. something of value, a resource, an advantage
beset
v. to attack from all sides, to surround, hem in

adj, part. harassed, troubled, studded (with jewels)
compassion
n. sympathy for another's suffering, pity
decorum
n. proper behavior, good taste, orderliness
duress
n. compulsion by threat, forcible confinement
exuberant
adj. high spirited, enthusiastic, unrestrained, excessive, abundant
facsimile
n. an exact copy
imbibe
v. to drink, to take in, absorb
implacable
adj. not to be satisfied or pacified, unyielding
infinitesimal
adj. so small as to be almost immeasurable, minute
innovuous
adj. harmless, inoffensive, insignificant
militate
v. to have effect or force on or against someone or something, fight against
patent
n. exclusive rights over an invention; copyright

v. to arrange or obtain such rights.

adj. plain, open to view, copyrighted
prowess
n. distinguished bravery, superior skill or ability
sedate
adj. quiet, settled, sober

v. to administer a tranquilizer
stentorian
adj. extremely loud
stipulate
v. to arrange specifically; to require as a condition of agreement
ultimatum
n. a final proposal or statement of conditions