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disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
gaudy - flashy; showy
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
abridge - condense or shorten
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes