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approbation
The act of approving formally or officially: commendation; praise
ussuage
To lessen the intensity of; pacify; put an end to by satisfying
coalition
A temporary alliance of distinct parties, persons, or states for joint action; union
decadence
A period of decline
elicit
to draw forth or bring out
expostulate
To reason earnestly with a person for purposes of dissuasion; to discuss; to examine
hackneyed
lacking freshness or originality
hiatus
an interruption in time or continuity; break; gap
unnuendo
illusion
intercede
to intervene; to go between parties with a differing view
jaded
fatigued by overwork; made dull
lurid
Causing horro or revulsion
meritorious
deserving honor or esteem
petulant
Rude in speech and/or behavior
prerogative
An exclusive or special right, power, or privelege
provincial
of restricted interests or outlooks
stimulate
To give or assume the appearance or effect of often with the intent to deceive
transcend
To rise above, go beyond the limts
umbrage
Shadow, an indistinct indication
unctuous
fatty, oily, look of plastic