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application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
reprisal - retaliation
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
extol - praise very highly; glorify
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted