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to make a careful or detailed search for information
DELVE
to refrain deliberately and often with an effort of self-denial from an action or practice
ABSTAIN
1 : the taste or smell of something
2 : a particular flavor or smell
3 : a distinctive quality
SAVOR
1 a : to hold dear : feel or show affection for b : to keep or cultivate with care and affection : NURTURE
2 : to entertain or harbor in the mind deeply and resolutely
CHERISH
1 obsolete a : the quality or state of being luxurious
DELICACY
a : the quality or state of being negligent b : failure to exercise the care that a prudent person usually exercises
NEGLIGENCE
Composed of a variety of components.
MOTLEY
1 : standing out or projecting beyond a surface or line : PROTUBERANT
2 a : readily noticeable : CONSPICUOUS b : widely and popularly known : LEADING
PROMINENT
Consisting of various intricate parts.
COMPLEX
To awaken or stir up.
ROUSE
the quality or state of being nonchalant
NONCHALANCE
a close friend especially of long standing : PAL
CRONY
the action of taking pains : diligent care and effort
PAINSTAKING
one associated with another especially in wrongdoing
ACCOMPLICE
evasive movement or shift of tactics
MANEUVER
to make a careful or detailed search for information
DELVE
to refrain deliberately and often with an effort of self-denial from an action or practice
ABSTAIN
1 : the taste or smell of something
2 : a particular flavor or smell
3 : a distinctive quality
SAVOR
1 a : to hold dear : feel or show affection for b : to keep or cultivate with care and affection : NURTURE
2 : to entertain or harbor in the mind deeply and resolutely
CHERISH
1 obsolete a : the quality or state of being luxurious
DELICACY
a : the quality or state of being negligent b : failure to exercise the care that a prudent person usually exercises
NEGLIGENCE
Composed of a variety of components.
MOTLEY
1 : standing out or projecting beyond a surface or line : PROTUBERANT
2 a : readily noticeable : CONSPICUOUS b : widely and popularly known : LEADING
PROMINENT
Consisting of various intricate parts.
COMPLEX
To awaken or stir up.
ROUSE
the quality or state of being nonchalant
NONCHALANCE
a close friend especially of long standing : PAL
CRONY
the action of taking pains : diligent care and effort
PAINSTAKING
one associated with another especially in wrongdoing
ACCOMPLICE
evasive movement or shift of tactics
MANEUVER
a place where animals are kept and trained especially for exhibition b : a collection of wild or foreign animals kept especially for exhibition
MENAGERIE
To forward;to stir up;to foment;to provoke.
INSTIGATE
differing from one another
DIVERSE
obvious to the eye or mind;noticeable.
CONSPICUOUS
A tuft or comb on the head of a birdor animal;the top line of a mountain or hill.
CREST
the quality or state of being intricate
INTRICACY
Lacking disciplinary control;lacking ridity or firmness.
LAX
Occuring by chance;informal;uncertain
CASUAL
to withdraw or retreat from : leave behind
RELINQUISH
: a pleasing appetizing taste
RELISH