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aprobation
commendation, sanction, praise, approval
assuage
mitigate, alleviate, slake, allay, make easier, calm,
coalition
combination, union, federation
decadence
decline, decay, degeneration, corruption
elicit
draw forth, evoke, extract, educe
expostulate
attempt to dissade, protest, remonstrate
hackneyed
lack freshness, banal,trite,
hiateus
a gap, opening, pause, lacuna
innuendo
hind, indirent suggestion, insinuation, intimation
intercede
to plead for someone else, intervene, mediate
jaded
wearied, workout, dulled, sated, surfieted, cloyed
lurid
causing shock, horror, revulsion, gruesome, gory, baleful, ghastly
meritorious
worthy, deserving merit, laudable
petulant
peevish, annoyed by trifles, irritable, testy
prerogative
special right/privilage, perquisite, perk
provincial
outlying area, marrow-minded, parochial, insular, naive
simulate
make a pretense of, imitate, feign, pretend
transcend
rise above/beyond, exceed
umbrage
shade cast by trees
unctuous
excessively smooth/smug, mealymouthed, servile, faning