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Placate
To Appease; pacify
Ostracize
to banish from a group
Revile
to use abusive language
Reproach
to blame for something; disgrace or shame
Brusque
abrupt, curt or blunt
Idyll
Poem or prose describing a simple pleasant life of rural people
Laconic
terse in expression, using few words
Inane
lacking substance;empty, silly
Despot
tyrant or dictator
Acrid
sharp of bitter to the taste, sharp in speech
Banal
Trite; hackneyed, insignificant
Wretched
very unhappy or distressing
Pensive
thoughtful
Evasion
the act of escaping or avoiding
Admonition
Reproving mildly, reproach, disciplinary
Sanitorium
home where people go to regain their health
Emaciated
to cause of become abnormally lean
Impenetrable
Impossible to understand or enter
Visage
Appearance
Tumultuous
Confusedly or violently agitated
Vestige
A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more.
Oracle
A person considered to be a source of wise counsel or prophetic opinions.
Superfluous
Being beyond what is required or sufficient.
Atonement
Amends or reparation made for an injury or wrong
Pandemonium
Wild uproar or noise
Fiasco
A complete failure