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Disband
to break up or dissolve
Demobilize
to disband or discharge (in military sense)
Assurance
a positive declaration intended to give confidence
Bevy
a group of birds, as larks or quail, or animals, as roebuck, in close association.
Propitiation
a plan or procedure
Appease
to bring to a state of peace, quiet, ease, calm, or contentment; pacify; soothe
Retribution
requital according to merits or deserts, esp. for evil
Vindicate
to clear, as from an accusation, imputation, suspicion, or the like
Incitement
act of getting people excited
Mollify
to soften in feeling or temper, as a person; pacify; appease
Raze
to tear down; demolish; level to the ground
Censure
strong or vehement expression of disapproval
Gavel
a small mallet used by the presiding officer of a meeting, a judge, etc., usually to signal for attention or order
Baton
a staff, club, or truncheon, esp. one serving as a mark of office or authority.
Dais
a raised platform, as at the front of a room, for a lectern, throne, seats of honor, etc
Viola
a four-stringed musical instrument of the violin family, slightly larger than the violin; a tenor or alto violin
Chisel
a wedgelike tool with a cutting edge at the end of the blade, often made of steel, used for cutting or shaping wood, stone, etc
Bough
a branch of a tree, esp. one of the larger or main branches
Gusher
a flowing oil well, usually of large capacity
Conflagration
a destructive fire, usually an extensive one
Felicity
the state of being happy, esp. in a high degree; bliss
Celerity
swiftness; speed
Benediction
an utterance of good wishes