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Allay
to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
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bestial
beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility
convivial
festive, sociable, having fun together, genial
coterie
a circle of acquantices; a close-knit, often exclusive, group of people with a common interest
counterpart
a person or thing closely remsembling or corresponding to another; a complement
demur
to object or take exception; a objection
effrontery
a shameless boldness, impudence
embellish
to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding details
ephemeral
lasting only a short time, short-lived
felicitous
appropriate, apt, well chosen; marked by wellbeing or good fortune, happy
Furtive
done slyly or stealthily, sneaky, secret, shift; stolen (2)
garish
glaring; tastelessly showy or overdecorated in a 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 case overboard, get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome
misanthrope
a person who hates or despises people
pertinacious
a very persistent; holding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs; hard to get rid of, refusing to put off or denied
picayune
of little balue or importance, paltry, measly; concerned with trifling matters, small-minded (2)
raiment
clothing, garments