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Abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or intensity.

to lessen.
Abject
brought low in condition or status.
Affable
easy and pleasant to speak to; approachable.
Altercation
a vehement quarrel.
Animosity
bitter hostilty or open enmity; active hatred.
Antecedent
preceeding
Arrears
an unpaid, overdue debt or an unfilfilled obligation
Assiduous
constant in application or attention; diligent
Augur
to make predictions from signs or omens
Aversion
a fixed, intense dislike
Cadence
balanced, rhythmic flow, as of poetry or oratory.
Capitulate
to surrender under specific condtions; come to terms
Caricature
A distortion of parts.
Circuitous
being of taking a roundabout course
Clemency
a merciful, kind, or lenient act
Commiserate
to feel or express sorrow or pity for; sympathize with
Complacent
contented to a fault; self-satisfied and unconcerned
Consign
to entrust
Conspicuous
easy to notice; obvious
Corroborate
to strengthen or support with more evidence
Deference
courteous respect/yeilding to the wishes of another
Deign
to think it appropriate to one's dignity; condescend
Despondent
feeling or expressing despondency; dejected.
Diffidence
the quality or state of being diffident; timidity or shyness
Dissipate
to drive away; disperse

to use up; exhaust
Efficacy
power or capacity to produce a desired effect; effectiveness
Epoch
particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable or notewothy
Evanescence
to dissipate or disappear like vapor
Expeditious
acting or done with speed and efficiency.
Fidelity
faithfulness to obligations, duties, or observances