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intercede
to plead on behalf of someone else
hackneyed
used so often as to lack of freshness or originality
approbation
the expression of approval or favorable opinon praise
innuendo
a hint
coalition
a combinationm union, or merger for some specific purpose
elicit
to draw forth
hiatus
a gap, opening
assuage
to make easier or milder
decadence
decline, decay, or deterioration
expostulate
to attempt to dissuade someone form some course or decision by earnest reasoning
simulate
to make a pretense of, imitate
jaded
wearied, worn-out
umbrage
foliage giving shade, an overshadowing influence or power; offense, resentment, a vague suspicion
prerogative
a special right or priveledge
lurid
causing shock, horror, or revulsion
transcend
to rise above or beyond
provincial
local;a person with a narrow point of view
petulant
peevish, easily irritated
unctuous
fatty, oily, pliable;trying too hard to give impression of earnestness, sincerity, piety
meritorious
worth, deserving recognition