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cavil
to quibble, find fault frivolously
coincide
to match exactly, occupy the same time or place
collaborate
to work together, cooperate
condone
to excuse by seeming to overlook, treat as trivial
construe
to interpret, explain
contemplate
meditate upon, gaze at, to intend or plan
deter
to restrain through fear or doubt, hinder or discourage
disparage
to belittle, speak slightingly of
emanate
to flow or issue forth
exemplify
to serve as an example of
alacrity
lively willingness, briskness
calumny
slander, false and malicious statements
chagrin
shame, vexation, humiliation
consternation
amazement and terror, dismay
dilemma
a predicament, agonizing choice
enigma
a puzzle, mystery, perplexing situation
erudition
learning, scholarly knowledge
fecundity
fruitfullness, productiveness
immolation
(act of) sacrificing or being sacrificed
innovation
new method or custom, major change