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detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
incinerate - burn to ashes
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary