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to warn gently; to caution; to urge strongly
an angry dispute; a quarrel; an argument
to calm down; to pacify; to satisfy
individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of "opportunities"
overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse; pardon
doubter; person who suspends judgement until the evidence supporting a point of view has been examined
a global warming skeptic
suitable; practical; politic; advantageous; profitable
a politically expedient policy
make impossible; prevent; keep from happening; exclude the possibility
preclude a meaningful comparison
expose as false or exaggerated; ridicule as a scam
determination; firmness of purpose; formal expression of opinion; separation into elements
a firm resolution
short-lived; fleeting; transient
as ephemeral as a cloud
unnecessary; excessive; more than required
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glowing ardor; passionate intensity of feeling; earnestness of emotion
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