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assuage
to pacify
apothecary
one who prepares and sells drugs for medicinal purposes
chattle
slavery
predilection
an established preference
profane
to treat something sacred with disrespect
mortification
a sense of humiliation caused by a wound of self pride
amiable
generally agreeable
temerity
unreasonable contempt for danger
judiciously
discreet
auspicious
a prophetic sign, usually favorable
quell
reduce to submission
akimbo
set in a bent position
quibble
to evade the point of an argument by distractions
guileless
naive
provocation
to arouse
inconspicuous
not noticeable
simultaneous
at the same time
bedecked
decorated
undulate
having a wavy surface
propensity
an often intense preference
prerogative
an exclusive privilege
resilient
capable of withstanding shock
appalling
to overcome with shock
succinct
close-fitting
futility
uselessness
aggregation
a group composed of many distinct parts
subpoena
a writ commanding a person designated in it to appear in court under a penalty for failure
glean
to gather information bit by bit
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well
subtlety
state of being elusive
expunge
to mark for deletion
chifforobe
a combination of a wardrobe and chest of drawers
caliber
degree of moral equality
remorse
a sense of guilt
furtive
done by stealth
spurious
of illegitimate birth
florid
healthy
perforate
to make a hole through
stolidly
having little sensibility
charlotte
a dessert consisting of a filling inside bread or ladyfingers