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blissful; rendering or making blessed
beatific
a creature of enormous size, power or appearnace.
behemoth
anything designed to flatter or coax; sweet talk, apple-polishing
blandishment
harsh-sounding, raucous, discordant, dissonant
cacophonous
trickery, deceptive practices or tactic, 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 strategem; 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, evince. 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
pariah
not practical, lacking in ralism; having the nature of a fantasy or dream; one given to far-fetched ideas; a dreamer or seer characterized by vision or foresight
visionary
dry, shrunken and wrinkled
wizened