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alleviate

to relieve or make more bearable

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antidote

a remedy that relieves the effects of a poison. anything that offers relief from an undesirable condition

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bedlam

a very confused and noisy scene

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cajole

to urge with gentle and repeated requests; to coax

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glib

marked by an ease in speaking or writing that often shows lack of concern or sincerity

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haggard

having a tired look; worn out

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immaculate

perfectly clean; spotless. without a flaw; faultless

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incessant

going on without interruptions; continual

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indulgent

inclined to give in easily; lenient. to give in too easily to the wishes of. to yield to

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loll

to sit back in a relaxed way; to sprawl. to hang loosely; to droop

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pittance

a very small amount, especially of money

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pungent

having a sharp taste or smell. sharply critical; painfully direct

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rue

to feel regret or sorrow over

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strident

harsh and grating; loud and shrill

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vehement

expressing strong feeling; intense