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detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
atypical - not normal; not typical
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
regale - entertain
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)