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approbation
praise, official approval
assuage
relieve, quiet, calm; put an end to, satisfy
coalition
a combination, union, or merger
decadance
decline, decay, or deterioration
elicit
bring out from some source
expostulate
to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision
hackneyed
used so often as to lack freshness and originality
hiatus
a gap, opening, break
innuendo
a hint, indirect suggestion, reference
intercede
to plead on behalf of someone else, serve as a 3rd party
jaded
wearied, worn out, dull
lurid
causing shock, horror; pale or sallow in color
meritorious
worthy, deserving recognition and praise
petulant
peevish, easily irrated and upset
prerogative
special right of privelage
provincial
pertaining to an outlying area; person with a narrow point of view
simulate
to make a pretense of, imitate
transcend
rise above or beyond, exceed
umbrage
shade cast by trees, overshadowing influence or power; vague suspicion
unctuous
excessively smooth or smug; trying to hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity