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  1. empathy understanding and entering into another's feelings
  2. sympathy sharing the feelings of others, especially sorrow or anguish
  3. cosmopolitan composed of people from many parts of the world
  4. exemption an act freeing someone from obligations
  5. contempt lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
  6. Compton United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)
  7. exempt freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability
  8. resumption beginning again
  9. competent properly or sufficiently qualified, capable, or efficient
  10. genus Impatiens annual or perennial herbs with stems more or less succulent
  11. clampdown sudden restriction on an activity
  12. sympatry the occurrence of organisms in overlapping geographical areas, but without interbreeding
  13. presumptuous going beyond what is appropriate, permitted, or courteous
  14. sampan an Asian skiff usually propelled by two oars
  15. kempt neat and tidy
  16. exemplary worthy of imitation
  17. simpleton a person lacking intelligence or common sense
  18. exorbitant greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
  19. symptom a sensation associated with a particular disease
  20. clamp down repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)