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approbation
noun
expression of approval
-commendation
-disapproval
assuage
verb
to make easier
-mitigate, alleviate
-intensify,aggravate
coalition
noun
union
-alliance,league
-splinter group
decadence
noun
decline or decay
-degeneration
-rise,growth
elicit
verb
to draw forth,bring out
-evoke,extract
-repress,quash
expstulate
verb
to attempt to dissuade someone
-protest,remonstrate,complain
hackneyed
adj
lacks freshness or originality
-banal,trite,corny
-new,fresh
hiatus
noun
gap or opening
-paus,lacuna
-continuity
innuendo
noun
a hint
-insinuation,intimation
-direct statement
intercede
verb
to plead on behalf of someone else
-intervene mediate
jaded
adj
wearied,worn-out
-sate,srufeited
-unspoiled,uncloyed
lurid
adj
causing shock,horror
-gruesome,gory
-pleasent,attractive
meritorious
adj
worthy,deserving recognition
-praiseworthy,laudable
-blameworthy,reprehensible
petulant
adj
peevish,annoyed
-irritable,testy
-even-tempered,placid
prerogative
noun
special right or privilege
-perquisite,perk