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paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
bicker - quarrel
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
incident - event; event that causes a crisis