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assuage
(v.) relieve, ease
Jem's fears...
impotent
(adj)powerless
im + posse
taciturn
(adj) uncommunicative, habitually silent
tac sounds like talk + turn (away from)
imprudent
(adj) lacking in judgement or caution
prude
vapid
(adj) unexciting, dull, lifeless
vap...or
predilection
(n) preference
pre...
nebulous
(adj) vague, cloudy, indistinct
crash nebula
indigeneous
(adj) native; occuring naturally in a region or country
...geneous
illictitly
(adj) iproperly, unlawfully
....itly--like explicitly
vexation
(n) cause of annoyance, distress, irritation
mortification
(n) humiliation
mortified
inquity
(n) wickedness, unjust or unrighteous act
witty
condescension
(n) the act of coluntarily descending to the level- regarded as lower-of the person that one is dealing with
...descen.d.....
fractious
(adj) contentious, argumentative
auspicious
(adj)favorable, boding well for the future, successful
abominable
(adj) nasty, loathsome, disgusting, vile
abominable snowman
arbitrate(d)
(v) judge a dispute
evasion
(n) avoidance or escape by deceit or cleverness
evade
aloof
(adv) at a distance but in view, apart
l..OO...f
benevolence
(n) kindliness, a kindly, charitable activity or gift