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hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
lofty - very high
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth