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approbation
expression of approval, praise
assuage
v. to make easier/milder
calm, ease, satisfy
coalition
n. combination, union, merger
decadence
n. decline, decay, deterioation
excessive self indulgence
elicit
bring out
expostulate
attemp to dissuade someone from doing something
hackneyed
adj. used so much it lacks originality
hiatus
n. gap, opening, break
innuendo
n. hint, reference
intercede
v.be 3rd party, plead, go inbetween
jaded
adj. wearied, worn out, dulled
lurid
adj. causing shock, horror, pale
meritorious
adj. deserving recognition or praise
petulant
adj. peevish, easily annoyed
prerogative
n. special right or priviledge
provincial
adj. local/narrow minded
n. person w/ narrow mind
simulate
v. imitate
transcend
v. to rise above, exceed
umbrage
n. shade cast my trees
influence of power
suspicion
unctuous
excessivly smooth/smug
trying to hard