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coalition
alliance for a specific purpose
decadence
decline; decay
elicit
to draw from
expostulate
protest
hiatus
a gap or break
hackneyed
used so often as to lack originality
innuendo
indirect statement
intercede
to serve as a go-between
jaded
worn out
lurid
causing shock or horror
meritorious
worthy or derserving praise
petulant
annoyed by trifling; easily upset
simulate
imitate
transcend
to rise above or beyond
unctuous
expressful, smooth or smug; trying too hard to give impression of ernestness or sincerity
robust
vigorous, full of health and strength
subtle
understated, light and delicate
indigenous
native to an area
emulsifying
breaking up
fortified
strengthened
pacificare
to make peace
emollient
any ointment that is used to soften or soothe skin
toxic
harmful and poisonous
unique
one of a kind
rejuvenate
to restore useful vigor
suppress
to hold back; to check
effervescent
to be bubbly and lively
savory
very tasty, mouthwatering
morsel
small piece or bite of food
jingoist
super patriot, extreme nationalist
redoubtable
formidable, fearsome
diffidence
lacking confidence in oneself
progress
to step forward
regress
to step backward
digress
to step away (stay away from topic)
- gress
to step
amazed
really surprised
astonished
really surprised
astounded
really surprised
thunderstruck
really surprised
methodical
very systematic
circuitous
roundabout
medley
assortment
homogenized
a process whereby milk becomes uniform in consistency by emulsifying the fat content
perishable
subject to spoiling