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(n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, prise: official approval
approbation
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve: to quiet, calm: to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench
assuage
(n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
coalition
(n.) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence
decadence
(v.) to draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person)
elicit
(v.) to attept to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning
expostulate
(adj.) used so often as to lack freshness or originality
hackneyed
(n.) a gap, opening, break (in the sence of having en element missing)
hiatus
(n.) a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference
innuendo
(v.) to plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement
intercede
(adj.) wearied, worn-out, dulled
jaded
(adj.) causing shock, horror, or revulstion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
lurid
(adj.) worthy, deserving recognition and praise
meritorious
(adj.) peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
petulant
(n.) a special right or privelege; a special quality showing excellence
prerogative