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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
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
anomalous - abnormal; irregular
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
throes - violent anguish