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brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
entity - real being
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic