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::: withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
::: encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
::: attenuate - make thin; weaken
::: compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
::: frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
::: occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
::: juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary