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continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
gullible - easily deceived
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior