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to make with calm soothe to relieve satisfy to yield to

appease

1

late tardy

belated

2

causing great misfortune

calamitous

3

to quote to mention to summon to appear in court to commend recommend

cite

4

in line with accepted ideas or standards trite

conventional

5

to lure into a trap a person or thing used to lure into a trap

decoy

6

to dig to search deeply and thoroughly into

delve

7

to follow in order come immediately after and as a result

ensue

8

heroic courage respect and courtesy an act or statement market by a high level of courtesy

gallantry f

9

to make know tell to give pass something on

impart

10

using or showing good judgment wise sensible

judicious

11

to bring about an agreement between persons or groups act as a go between occupying a middle person

mediate

12

the setting surroundings environment

milieu

13

strange freakish weird foreign looking out of the way geographically remote exceeding reasonable limits

outlandish

14

domineering haughty bullying overpowering predominant

overbearing

15

high spirited lively bold saucy jaunty

pert

16

a peculiar way of acting a sudden twist or turn

quirk

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to feast entertain agreeably

regale

18

lazy lacking in ambition and energy inefficient

shiftless

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a stain or spot a mark of corruption or dishonor to stain or contaminate

taint