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acquiesce
to give in, comply
acrimonious
animosity, caustic language
arid
very dry
articulate
speak distinctly, expressing oneself clearly
assuage
ease, mitigate, make less painful or burdensome, calm, soothe
auspicious
favorable
begrudge
to give reluctantly, to envy a possession or one's enjoyment
benevolence
kindness, generosity, charity
caricature
a portrayal where features are distorted, a parody
complacency
state of being self-satisfied
congenital
existing at birth or dating from birth
corroboration
confirmation
dictum
an authoritative statement
diminution
diminishing, reducing
disapprobation
disapproval, condemnation
domicile
home or residence
drone
speaking in a monotonous tone, a continuous low humming sound
edifying
instruction and improving spiritually or morally
elucidate
make clear, explain
enunciate
pronounce clearly
fanaticism
excessive irrationaly enthusiasm or zeal
formidable
menacing, causing fear or awe