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Askance
suspicion or distrust
Attenuate
to make thin or slender
Benign
gentle, kind; forgiving
cavil
To find fault in a petty way
Charlatan
one who fakes knowledge or ability
decimate
to kill or destroy a large part of
Foible
a weak point, failing
Forgo
to do without
Fraught
full or loaded with
Inure
to toughen, harden
Luminous
emmitting or reflecting light
Obsequious
marked by slavish attentiveness; often for self interested reasons
obtuse
Blunt, not coming to a point, slow or dull
oscillate
to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm
Penitent
regretful for one's sins or mistakes
Peremptory
denial or refusal
rebuff
to drive away, rejection, to repel
reconnoiter
to make a preliminary inspection
shambles
a slaughterhouse, place of mass bloodshed
sporadic
occuring at irregular intervals