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captious - faultfinding; too critical
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
chronic - long established as a disease
abhor - detest; hate
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)