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::: imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
::: rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
::: cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
::: confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
::: hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
::: combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled