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askance
with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
attenuate
to make thin or slender
attenuate
to weaken or lessen in force, intensity, or value
benign
gentle, kind
benign
forgiving, understanding
benign
having a favorable or beneficial effect
benign
not malignant
cavil
to find fault in a petty way, carp
cavil
a trivial objection or criticism
charlatan
one who feigns knowledge or ability
charlatan
a pretender, imposter, or quack
decimate
to kill or destroy a large part of
foible
a weak point, failing, or minor flaw
forgo
to do without, abstain from, give up
fraught
full of or loaded with
fraught
accompanied by
inure
to toughen, harden
inure
to render used to something by long subjection or exposure
luminous
emitting or reflecting light, glowing
luminous
illuminating
obsequious
marked by slavish attentiveness
obsequious
excessively submissive, often for purely self-interested reasons
obtuse
blunt, not coming to point
obtuse
slow or dull in understanding
obtuse
measuring btw 90 and 180 degrees
obtuse
not coming to a sharp impression
oscillate
to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm
oscillate
to fluctuate or waver
penitent
regretful for one's sins or mistakes
penitent
one who is sorry for wrongdoing
peremptory
having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debatem, denial, or refusal
peremptory
offensively self-assured, dictorial
peremptory
determined, resolute
rebuff
to snub
rebuff
to repel, drive away
rebuff
a curt rejection, a check
reconnoiter
to engage in reconnaissance
reconnoiter
to make a preliminary inspection
shambles
a slaughterhouse
shambles
a place of mass bloodshed
shambles
a state of complete disorder or confusion, mess
sporadic
occuring at irregular intervals, having no set plan or order