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APPEASE
to make calm, soothe; to relieve, satisfy; to yield to
BELATED
late,tardy
CALAMITOUS
causing great misfortune
CITE
to quote; to mention; to summon to appear in court; to commend, recommend
CONVENTIONAL
in line with accepted ideas or standards; trite
DELVE
to dig; to search deeply and thoroughly in
ENSUE
to follow in order, come immediately after and as a result
GALLANTRY
heroic courage; respect and courtesy; an act or statement marked by a high level of courtesy
DECOY
to lure into a trap; a person or thing used to lure into a trap
IMPART
to make known, tell; to give, pass something on
JUDICIOUS
using or showing good jugment, wise, sensible
MEDIATE
to bring aout an agreement between persons or groups, act as a go-between; occupying a middle position; indirect, acting through an intermediary
MILIEU
the setting, surroundings, environment
OUTLANDISH
strange, freakish, off, foreign-looking; geographically remote; exceeding reasonable limits
OVERBEARING
domineering, haughty, bullying; overpowering, predominant
PERT
high-spirited; lively ; bold, saucy; jaunty
QUIRK
a peculiar way of acting; asudden twist or turn
REGALE
to feast, entertain agreeably
SHIFTLESS
lazy, lacking in ambition and energy; ifefficient
TAINT
a stain or spot; a mark of corruption or dishonor; to stain or contaminate