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sedate
tending to avoid excitement or great activity and to be calm and relaxed

The fight against a chemical storage site has transformed a normally sedate village into a battleground
dull Steave
tacit
implied or inferred from actions or statements

tacit agreement/approval/support
specter
a ghostly apparation; a phantom
salient
prominent or conspicuous

The article presented the salient facts of the dispute clearly and concisely
mire
An area of wet, soggy, muddy ground
muddy
prodigious
extremely great in ability, amount or strength

He had a prodigious appetite for both women and drink
professional
inveigle
to persuade someone to do something in a clevar and dishonest way
Atturney Inveigle defending the criminal
consternation
a feeling of anxiety, shock or confusion

The prospect of so much work filled him with consternation

To his consternation, when he got to the airport he found he'd forgotten his passport
con-conf***
genially
being friendly and pleasant

The headteacher is very genial/has a genial manner
nice guy