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attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate