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unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
scorch - sear; N.
clique - small exclusive group of people
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
chronic - long established as a disease
flair - talent
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)