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enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise