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  1. admonish
    to warn gently; to caution; to urge strongly
  2. altercation
    an angry dispute; a quarrel; an argument
  3. appease
    to calm down; to pacify; to satisfy
  4. opportunist
    individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of "opportunities"

    unprincipled opportunists
  5. condone
    overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse; pardon

    condone torture
  6. skeptic
    doubter; person who suspends judgement until the evidence supporting a point of view has been examined

    a global warming skeptic
  7. expedient
    suitable; practical; politic; advantageous; profitable

    a politically expedient policy
  8. preclude
    make impossible; prevent; keep from happening; exclude the possibility

    preclude a meaningful comparison
  9. debunk
    expose as false or exaggerated; ridicule as a scam

    debunk myths
  10. resolution
    determination; firmness of purpose; formal expression of opinion; separation into elements

    a firm resolution
  11. ephemeral
    short-lived; fleeting; transient

    as ephemeral as a cloud
  12. superfluous
    unnecessary; excessive; more than required

    delete superfluous words!
  13. fervor
    glowing ardor; passionate intensity of feeling; earnestness of emotion

    patriotic fervor

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