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negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
aptitude - fitness; talent
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston