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simplistic - oversimplified
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
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
emanate - issue forth; come out