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approbation
(n) expression of approval or favorable opinion
assuage
(v) to make easier or milder
coalition
(n) a combination,union
decadence
(n) decline, excessive self-indulgence
elicit
v to draw forth, get somthing
expostulate
v to attempt to dissuade someone from some course, complain
hackneyed
adj used so often its worn out,CORNY
hiatus
n a gap,opening, pause or break
innuendo
n a hint, indirect suggestion
intercede
v to pleade on behalf of someone else
jaded
adj wearied, worn out, dulled
lurid
adj causing shock or horror
meritorious
adj worthy, deserving praise
petulant
adj peevish,annoyed easily, or easily irritated
prerogative
n special right or privlidge, perk
provincial
adj narrow in mind or outlook
simulate
v to imitate, pretend
transcend
v to rise above pr beyond
umbrage
n foliage giving shade,resentment,annoyance
unctuous
adj excessevily smooth or smug
ameliorate
v to improve,make better
aplomb
n poise,assurance,great self confidence
bombastic
adj inflated, overblown in language but lack of ideas
callow
adj wthout experience,immature
drivel
n foolish, nonsense
epitome
n a summary, model
exhort
v to urge strongly
ex officio
adj/adv by virtue of holding a certain office
infringe
v to violate or trespass
ingratiate
v to make oneself agreeable and gain favor or acceptance
interloper
n one who moves in where he isnt wanted,intruder
intrinsic
adj belonging to something by its nature, organic
inveigh
v to make a violent attack in words
lassitude
n lack of energy
millinnium
n period in time of 1,000 years
occult
adj magical, supernatural
permeate
v to spread throguh, soak through
precipitate
v to fall as moisture
sringent
adj strict,severe,tough
surmise
v to think or believe without evidence, infer