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unravel - disentangle; solve
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
approbation - approval
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses