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one that depresses or restrains
damper
One who is made an object of blame for others
scapecoat
Management of resources, especially in agriculture
husbandry
to move to action; an incentive
spur
Inclined toward conflict; eager to fight
truculent
A sudden calamitous downfall; collapse or failure
debacle
The most advantageous; the best condition, degree, or amount
optimum
fashion and fashion designers
couture
to take the place of
supplant
state of perplexity; difficult or uncertain situation
quandry
producing sound, especially deep and rich, resonant
sonorous
an act of choosing, using one's own will in a concious choice
volition
to ask earnestly; to implore, plead, beg
entreat
a powerful ruler; an important person
potentate
to belittle, say uncomplimentary things; to put down
disparage
to harass; to surround
beset
to fill with dismay; causing horror or consternation
appalling
asleep or inactive
dormant
advocating the doctrine of equal rights for all citizens
egalitarian
hardship, restraint, confiement
duress