Level G Unit 10

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Askance

with suspicion, distrust

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Attenuate

to make thin and slender

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3

Benign

gentle, kind, forgiving

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Cavil

to complain, or a complaint

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Charlatan

a fake, imposter, or a snake oils salesman

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Decimate

to completely destroy

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Foible

a weak point, failing, minor flaw

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Forgo

to do without, abstain from, give up

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Fraught

full of, loaded with

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Inure

(v.) to toughen, harden (over time), become accustom to

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Luminous

reflecting light, glowing

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Obsequious

submissive, kowtowing, kiss up

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Obtuse

not smart, dumb

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Oscillate

to swing back and forth

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Penitent

ones who are sorry for wrongdoing, mistake/regrets one's sins

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Peremptory

overly demanding, unconditional

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Rebuff

to drive away, a curt rejection, to repel

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Reconnoiter

to scout out

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Shambles

a state of total disorder or confusion

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Sporadic

irregular interbusts, no set plan

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