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::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
::: forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
::: fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
::: inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
::: ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
::: congenital - existing at birth
::: absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
::: superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity