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antiseptic
1 : killing or preventing the growth of germs that cause disease or decay

2 : relating to or characterized by the use of antiseptic substances
coherent
1 a : to hold together firmly as parts of the same mass b : to consist of parts that cohere

2 a : to become united in principles, relationships, or interests b : to be in agreement between parts
deliberate
"to weigh in the mind

: to think about carefully : consider problems and decisions carefully <deliberate before answering>
dolt
a stupid person
elapse
to slip or glide away : PASS <weeks elapsed before I got around to writing to my parents>
exemplary
: deserving to be imitated : COMMENDABLE <exemplary behavior>
gratitude
thankful"
inept
1 : not suited for the occasion : INAPPROPRIATE <an inept remark>
2 : lacking in skill or ability : INCOMPETENT
negligible
so small or unimportant as to deserve little or no attention <a negligible error>
nymph
1 : one of many goddesses in old legends represented as beautiful young girls living in mountains, forests, meadows, and waters
2 : any of various immature insects; especially : an immature insect (as a dragonfly or grasshopper) that differs from the adult chiefly in the size of the body and in its incompletely developed wings
offal
the waste or by-product of a process; especially : the inside organs of and parts trimmed from an animal killed and prepared for food <fish offal>
placid
peacefully free of interruption or disturbance : PEACEFUL, CALM <a placid disposition>
retaliate
to return (as an injury) in kind : get revenge
rite
1 a : a fixed form for a ceremony b : the ceremonial practices of a church or group of churches
2 : a ceremonial act or action
wile
1 : a trick intended to deceive or trap
2 : skill in tricking : GUILE
synonym see TRICK