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allay
to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
bestial
beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility
convivial
festive, sociable, having fun together, genial
coterie
a circle of acquaintances; a close knit, often exclusive, group of people with a common interest
counterpart
a person or thing closely resembling or corresponding ot another; a compolement
demur
to object or take exception to; an objection
effrontery
shameless boldness, impudence
embellish
to decorate, adorn, touch up; to imporve by adding details
ephemeral
lasting only a short itme, short-lived
felicitous
appropriate, apt, well chosen; marked by well being or good fortune, happy
furtive
done slyly or stealthily, sneaky,secret, shifty; stolen
garish
glaring; tastelessly showy or overdecorated ina vulgar or offensive way
illusory
misleading, deceptive; lacking in or not based on reality
indigent
needy, impoverished
inordinate
far too great, exceeding reasonable limits, excessive
jettison
to cast overboard, get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome
misanthrope
a person who hates or despises people
pertinacious
very persistent; hoklding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs; hard to get rid of, refusing to be put off or denied
picayune
of little value or importance, paltry, measly; concerned with trifling matters, small-minded
rainment
clothing, garmetns, apparel, atire