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Umbrage
Shade cast by trees foliage giving shade,
An overshadowing,
Influence or power,
Offense, resentment
A vague suspicion
Umbr - umbrella
An umbrella cast shadows and gives shade
People who carry umbrellas are seen to have power
Transcend
To rise beyond, exceed
Provincial
Pertaining to an outlying area
Narrow in mind, outlook countrified in sense of being limited, backward
Plain design that orginated in countryside
Person with a narrow point of view, person from outlying area
Soldier from colony
Innuendo
A hint, indirect suggestion or reference (often in a derogatory sense)
Simulate
To make a pretense of
Imitate
To show the outer signs of
The game Sims imitates real life experiences
Assuage
To make easier or milder, relieve
To quiet,calm,
To put an end to appease,
Satisfy, quench
Intercede
To plead on behalf of someone else
To serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement
Inter - Between
Cede - To Go
Expostulate
To attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning
Exp - Example,
U Late - When your late pple will try and dissuade you from doing that
Coalition
Combination, union or merger for some specific purpose
Coal - is a combination of different chemicals
Hackneyed
Used so often as to lack freshness or originality
When someone Hacks into ur ideas and Eyes them they arent orignial or fresh anymore
Lurid
Causing shock, horror, or revision
Sensational
Pale or sorrow in color,
Terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
Meritorious
Worthy, deserving,
Recognition and praise
When you get a Merit of honor its b/c you are worthy and deserving of it
Jaded
Wearied, worn-out
Dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)
Hiatus
A gap, opening, break
(in the sense of having an element missing)
Petulant
Peevish, annoyed by trifles
Easily irritated and upset
Elicit
To draw forth,
Bring out from some source (such as another person)
Approbation
Expression of approval or favorable
Opinion praise,
Official approval
Decadence
Decline, decay, or deterioration
A condition or period of decline or decay
Excessive self - indulgence
Unctuous
Excessively smooth or smug
Trying hard to give an impression of earnestness
Sincerity or piety
Fatty, oily, pliable
Prerogative
A special right or privilege,
A special quality showing excellence