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obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
noose - loop formed in a rope
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry