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stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up