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blissful, rendering or making blessed.
Beatific
a creature of enormous size, power or appearance.
Behemoth
anything designed to flatter or coax, sweet talk, apple-polishing.
Blandishment
harsh-sounding, raucous, discordant, dissonant
Cacophonous
trickery, deceptive practices or tactics, double-dealing
Chicanery
to give over to another's care, charge or control; to entrust, deliver; to set apart for a special use.
Consign
a highly successful stroke, masterstroke, tour de force, act, plan or stratagem; a sudden takeover of power or leadership.
Coup
a mild or inoffensive expression used in place of a harsh or unpleasant one; a substitute.
Euphemism
feverish; pertaining to or marked by fever; frenetic
Febrile
to deny, contradict, controvert, to dispute, oppose
Gainsay
about to happen, threatening
Imminent
natural, inborn, inherent, built-in
Innate
unwilling, reluctant, disinclined
Loath
clear, evident to the eyes or mind; to show plainly, exhibit, a list of cargo and/or passengers
Manifest
small or trivial details, trifling matters
Minutiae
a suspension of activity; an official waiting period; an authorized period of delay
Moratorium
an alleged cure-all; a remedy or scheme of questionable effectiveness
Nostrum
one who is rejected by a social group or organization; outcast, untouchable
Pariah
not practical, lacking in realism; having the nature of a fantasy or dream; one given to far-fetched ideas; idealistic, impractical
Visionary
dry, shrunken and wrinkled, withered, shriveled
Wizened