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sanction

approbation

2

mitigate, slake, allay

assuage

3

alliance, league, federation, combine

coalition

4

degeneration, corruption

decadence

5

evoke, extract, educe

elicit

6

protest, remonstrate, complain

expostulate

7

banal, trite, commonplace, corny

hackneyed

8

pause, lacuna

hiatus

9

insinuation, intimation

innuendo

10

intervene, mediate

intercede

11

sated, surfeited, cloyed

jaded

12

gruesome, gory, grisly, baleful, ghastly

lurid

13

praiseworthy, laudable, commendable

meritorious

14

irritable, testy, waspish

petulant

15

perquisite, perk

prerogative

16

narrow-minded, parochial, insular, naive

provincial

17

pretend, affect

simulate

18

surpass, outstrip

transcend

19

irritation, pique

umbrage

20

mealymouthed, fawning, greasy

unctuous

21

amend, better

ameliorate

22

composure, self-possession, levelheadedness

aplomb

23

inflated, highfalutin, pretentious

bombastic

24

green, raw, unfledged, inexperienced

callow

25

balderdash, tommyrot, slaver

drivel

26

abstract, digest, archetype

epitome

27

entreat, implore, adjure

exhort

28

encroach, impinge, intrude

infringe

29

cozy up to, curry favor with

ingratiate

30

trespasser, meddler, buttinsky

interloper

31

immanent, organic

intrinsic

32

harangue, remonstrate

inveigh

33

fatigue, lethargy, torpor, languor

lassitude

34

chiliad, golden age

millenium

35

esoteric, abstruse, arcane

occult

36

provoke, produce, reckless, impetous

precipitate

37

stern, rigorous, tough, urgent

stringent

38

infer, gather, inference, presumption

surmise

39

loathe, abhor, despise, detest

abominate

40

adaptation

acculturation

41

extrinsic, incidental, fortuitous

adventitious

42

impute, credit

ascribe

43

indirect, meandering, winding

circuitous

44

feel sorry for, empathize

commiserate

45

bid, charge, adjure

enjoin

46

accelerate, facilitate, speed up

expedite

47

redeem, make amends for, make reparation

expiate

48

commotion, turmoil, unrest

ferment

49

accidental

inadvertent

50

titular, inconsequential

nominal

51

cagey, uninformative, playing it safe, playing it close to the vest

noncommittal

52

defraud, misappropriate

peculate

53

penchant, propensity

proclivity

54

poise, self-assurance, equanimity

sangfroid

55

mutinous, rebellious, subversive

seditious

56

flimsy, insubstantial, vague, hazy

tenuous

57

withering, acerbic, mordant

vitriolic

58

inveigle, soft-soap, sweet-talk

wheedle