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preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)