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::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
::: preamble - introductory statement
::: affluence - abundance; wealth
::: carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
::: belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically