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::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
::: disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
::: insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
::: zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
::: tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
::: hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others