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unequivocal - plain; clear; obvious
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon