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approbation
the expression of approval or favorable oppinon
assuage
to make easier, milder, relieve
coalition
combition, union
decadence
decline, decay, deterioration
elicit
to draw forth, bringout from some source
expostulate
to attempt to dissuade someone from course of earnest reasoning
hackneyed
used so often as to lack freshness and orginality
hiatus
a gap, opening, break, pause
innuendo
a hint, indirect suggestion, or refference
intercede
to plead on behalf of someone else
jaded
wearied, worn-out, dulled
lurid
causing shock, horror, revulision
meritorious
worthy, derserving recongnition or praise
petulant
peevish, annoyeed by trifles
prerogative
a special right or privlege
provincial
pertaining an outlying area, local, narrow minded, naive
simulate
to make a pretens of, imitate
transcend
to rise above or beyone, excel
umbrage
shade cast by trees
unctuous
smooth, smug, greasy, trying to hard to give the impression of being earnest