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::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
::: evenhanded - impartial; fair
::: axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
::: proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
::: ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle