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approbation
expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise
assuage
to make easier or milder;to quiet, calm
coalition
combination, union, merger for some specific purpose
decadence
decline, decay, deterioration
elicit
to draw forth, bring out from some source
errant
wandering;moving in an aimless or lightly changing way; deviating from what is correct or accepted.
hackneyed
used so aften as to lack freshness or originality
hiatus
gap, opening, break
innuendo
hint, indirect suggestion or reference
intercede
to plead in behalf of someone else, to serve as a third party or go between in a quarell or other disagreement.
jaded
wearied, worn out, dulled
laggard
person who moves slowly or falls behind.
meritorious
worthy, deserving recognition and praise
petulant
peevish, annoyed by trifless, easily irritated and upset
prerogative
special right or privilege
provincial
narrow in mind or outlook, countrified in sense of being limited and backward.
simulate
to make a pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of.
transcend
to rise above or beyond, exceed.
unctuous
excessively smooth and smug; ingratiating;trying too ahrd tog ive an impression of superior morality, piety.