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extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling