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Mollification

Appeasement

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Docile

Easy to teach; meek

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Sorority

Sisterhood

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Fervid

Zealous

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Congeries

Miscellaneous collection; items

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Matriarchy

Society ruled by mothers or women

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Bellipotent

Mighty in war

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Compendium

Summary

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Paternal

Fatherly

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Homo sapien

Human being; humankind for plural

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Aggravate

To make worse

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Fraternal

Brotherly

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Doctor

Physician

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Fraternity

Brotherhood

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Document

Official paper

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Homicide

Manslaughter

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Impending

Approaching

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Matricide

Killing ones mother

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Fervent

Intense

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Maternal

Motherly

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Suggestive

Indecent

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Fervor

Great warmth & earnestness of feeling

Intense heat

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Emollient

Having the power of softening or relaxing, as a medicinal substance;

Soothing, especially to the skin

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Recompense

To repay; remunerate; reward for service

To give compensation for; to make restitution for

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Grave

Serious or solemn; sober

Weighty; important

Critical

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Paternity

Fatherhood

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Sororicide

Killing ones sister

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Mollify

Pacify; appease

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Patrilineal

Inheriting descent thru the male line

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Belligerent

Warlike; aggressively hostile ; bellicose

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Gravity

Heaviness or weight

Serious or critical in nature

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Bellicose

Eager to fight; aggressively hostile; belligerent

Pugnacious

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Patron

Customer, client or paying guest (esp a regular one) of a store, hotel, etc

Patron saint

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Ignoramus

Person who does not know much