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::: detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
::: restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
::: adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
::: authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
::: evince - show clearly
::: fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
::: clime - climate
::: exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)