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occlude
to shut, block
sanction
(n.) permission, support; law, penalty
rash
(adj.) careless, hasty, reckless
rarefy
to make thinner, purer, or more refined
quixotic
overly idealistic, impractical
obviate
to make unnecessary; to anticipate and prevent
rapt
deeply absorbed
quintessence
most typical example; concentrated essence
palpable
obvious, real, tangible
obstreperous
troublesome, boisterous, unruly
quiescence
inactivity, stillness
pallid
lacking color or liveliness
sardonic
cynical, scornfully mocking
rant
to harangue, rave, forcefully scold
palliate
to make less serious, ease
salutation
greeting
obsinate
stubborn
quibble
to argue about insignificant and irrelevant details
panacea
cure-all
paltry
pitifully small and worthless
sanctuary
haven, retreat
sanguine
ruddy, cheerfully optimistic
rapport
relationship of trust and respect
obselete
no longer in use
quotidian
occuring daily, commonplace