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Mollify

Make soft

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Ichthyologist

Fish scientist

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Polyglot

Multi-linguist

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Diaphanous

Semitransparent

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Somniferous

Bringing sleep

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Sinecure

An easy lucrative job

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Soliloquy

Speech to oneself

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Adherent

Supporter

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Abjure

renounce

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Caustic

Burning

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Confluence

A flowing together

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Depose

Topple from power

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Egomania

Self-obsession

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Egregious

Blatant

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Analgesic

Painkiller

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Chiromancy

Palm reading

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Oligarchy

Government by a few

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Intractable

Stubborn

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Intransigent

Not compromising

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Perfidious

Treacherous

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Perspicuous

Brilliantly clear

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Ingenuous

Innocent and naive

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Circumlocution

Talking in circles

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Gregarious

Sociable

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Discursive

Rambling