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mollify
make soft (emotionally)
ichthyologist
fish scientist
polyglot
multi-linguist (speaks several languages)
diaphanous
semitransparent
somniferous
bringing sleep
sinecure
an, easy, pleseing, lucrative job
soliloquy
speech to oneself
(as in a play witha character talking to the audience)
adherent
supporter
abjure
renounce
caustic
burning (emotionally)
confluence
a flowing together (ideas too)
depose
topple from power
egomania
self-obsession
egregious
blatant
analgesic
painkiller
chiromancy
palm reading
oligarchy
government by a few
intractable
stubborn
intransigent
not comptomising
perfidious
treacherous
perspicuous
brilliantly clear
ingenuous
innocent and naive
circumlocation
talking in circles
gregarious
sociable
discursive
rambling