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full of or loaded with; accompanied by;full of, loaded with, charged with
Fraught
gentle, kind;forgiving, understanding;having a favorable or beneficial effect;not malignant;benevolent, salutary, salubrious
Benign
to make thin or slender;to weaken or lessen in force, intensity, or value;to thin out, dilute, water down
Attenuate
to find fault in a petty way, carp;a trivial objection or criticism, to nitpick, quibble, carp
Cavil
a weak point, failing, minor flaw;a shortcoming, flaw, defect, quirk
Foible
one who feigns knowledge or ability;a pretender, impostor, or quack;a fraud, mountebank
Charlatan
accompanying;occurring concurrently;something that accompanies another thing;attendant, corollary
Concomitant
with suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval;distrustfully, suspiciously, skeptically
Askance
to kill or destroy a large part of;to ravage, wreak havoc, devastate
Decimate
a linking together in a sequence;a chain;a series, conjunction
Concatenation
to do without, abstain from, give up;refrain from, renounce
Forgo
a slaughterhouse;a place of mass bloodshed;a state of complete disorder and confusion;a mess, disaster area
Shambles
having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, denial, or refusal;offensively self-assured, dictatorial; determined, resolute;high-handed, unconditional
Peremptory
to toughen, harden; to render used to something by long subjection or exposure;accustom, acclimate
Inure
regretful for one's sins or mistates;one who is sorry for wrongdoing;remorseful, rueful, sorry
Penitent
marked by slavish attentiveness;excessively submissive, often for purely self-interested reasons;fawing, servile, sycophantic, mealymouthed
Obsequious
occurring at irregular intervals, having no set plan or order;intermittent, spasmodic
Sporadic
to snub; to repel, drive away;a curt rejection;a check, setback;to spurn, repulse, reject
Rebuff
to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliminary inspection;to scout, see how the land lies
Reconnoiter
to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm;to fluctuate or waver;vibrate, vacillate
Oscillate
emitting or reflecting light, glowing, illuminating;radiant, bright, refulgent, lustrous
Luminous
blunt, not coming to a point;slow or dull in understanding;measuring between 90 degrees and 180 degrees;not causing a sharp impression;dull-witted, stupid, dumb, thick
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