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The expression of approval or favorable opion, praise; offical approval
Approbation
To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appase, satisy quench.
Assuage
A combination, union, or merger fo some specific putpose.
Coalition
Decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or perido of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence.
Decadence
To draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person).
Elicit
To attempt to dissuade someone from some couse or decision by earnest reasoning.
Expostulate
Used so often as to lack freshness or orignality.
Hackneyed
A gap opening, break (in the sense of having an element missing).
Hiatus
A hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a derogatoy sense).
Innuendo
To plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement.
Intercede
Wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence).
Jaded
Causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint.
Lurid
Worthy, deserving recognition and praise.
Meritorious
Peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irrated and upset.
Petulant
A special right or privilege; a special quality showing excellence.
Prerogative
Pertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook, countified in the sense of being limited and backward; of a simple, plain design that orginated in the countryside; a person with a narrow point of view; a person from an outlying area; a solider from a province or colony.
Provincial
To make a pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of.
Simulate
To rise aboce or beyond, exceed.
Transcend
Shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; offense, resentment; a vague suspicion.
Umbrage
Excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty, oily; pliable.
Unctuous