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1. A natural attraction, liking, or feeling of kinship
con•cil•i•ate -v..
1. To overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease.
2. To regain or try to regain (friendship or goodwill) by pleasant behavior.
3. To make or attempt to make compatible; reconcile.
de•spic•a•ble - adj.
Deserving of contempt or scorn; vile.
ex•tem•po•ra•ne•ous - adj.
1. Carried out or performed with little or no preparation; impromptu: an extemporaneous piano recital.
hack•ney– v
To cause to become banal and trite through overuse
im•po•si•tion - n.
1. The act of imposing or the condition of being imposed.
2. Something imposed, such as a tax, an undue burden, or a fraud.
3. A burdensome or unfair demand, as upon someone's time: listened to the telemarketer but resented the imposition
pla•gia•rize -v.
1. To use and pass off (the ideas or writings of another) as one's own.
2. To appropriate for use as one's own passages or ideas from
qui•es•cent - adj.
Being quiet, still, or at rest; inactive
sal•u•tar•y -adj.
1. Effecting or designed to effect an improvement; remedial: salutary advice.
2. Favorable to health; wholesome: a salutary climate.
vac•il•late –v.
1. To sway from one side to the other; oscillate.
2. To swing indecisively from one course of action or opinion to another