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unfeigned - genuine; real
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs