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dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively