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(adj.) having the effect of soothing anger or distrust; pacifying, mollifying
conciliatory
(noun) a rule or standard on which judgements can be based
criterion
(adj) mysterious, puzzling; having a hidden or ambiguous meaning; arcane, esoteric
cryptic
(verb) act in a way to make oneself agreeable/acceptable to others
ingratiate
(adj.) lacking flavor; bland; dull
insipid
(adj.)lacking brightness; dull; lacking energy or vitality
lackluster
(verb) to calm down; to put down or suppress; to put an end to
quell
(noun) a minor criticism or objection
quibble
(noun)a clever or witty remark; a sarcastic reply
quip
(noun) a long, angry, or vehement speech; harangue, diatribe
tirade
(noun) a state or alarm or dread; fearful uncertainty
trepidation
(adj.) marked by unrest or disturbance; wild disorder
turbulent
(adj.) suace; having the refined manners or polite society
urbane
(adj.) changing quickly; fickle; unstable; explosive
volatile
(noun) the power or being able to chose
volition