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extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
menace - threat; V: threaten
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes