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::: perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
::: 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
::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
::: submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
::: affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
::: primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
::: pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
::: onus - burden; responsibility
::: straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
::: demolition - destruction; V. demolish