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Placate

—verb

1) to appease: to placate an outraged citizenry.

—Related forms

pla·cat·er, noun
pla·ca·tion [pley-key-shuh n] , noun
un·pla·cat·ed, adjective

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Portent

—noun

1) an omen of something momentous.

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Preclude

—verb

1) to prevent: The insufficiency of the evidence precludes a conviction.

—Related forms

pre·clud·a·ble, adjective
pre·clu·sion [pri-kloo-zhuh n] , noun
pre·clu·sive [pri-kloo-siv] , adjective
pre·clu·sive·ly, adverb
un·pre·clud·a·ble, adjective
un·pre·clud·ed, adjective
un·pre·clu·sive, adjective
un·pre·clu·sive·ly, adverb

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Precocious

—adjective

1) unusually advanced or mature: a precocious child.

—Related forms

pre·co·cious·ly, adverb
pre·co·cious·ness, noun
un·pre·co·cious, adjective
un·pre·co·cious·ly, adverb
un·pre·co·cious·ness, noun

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Premonitory

—adjective

1) giving a premonition.

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Rapacious

—adjective

1) inordinately greedy: a rapacious disposition.

—Related forms

ra·pa·cious·ly, adverb
ra·pac·i·ty [ruh-pas-i-tee] , ra·pa·cious·ness, noun
un·ra·pa·cious, adjective
un·ra·pa·cious·ly, adverb
un·ra·pa·cious·ness, noun

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Recalcitrant

—adjective

1) hard to deal with.

—Related forms

re·cal·ci·trance, re·cal·ci·tran·cy, noun
non·re·cal·ci·trance, noun
non·re·cal·ci·tran·cy, noun
non·re·cal·ci·trant, adjective
un·re·cal·ci·trant, adjective

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Remonstrate

—verb

1) to object

—Related forms

re·mon·strat·ing·ly, adverb
re·mon·stra·tion [ree-mon-strey-shuh n, rem-uh n-] , noun
re·mon·stra·tive [ri-mon-struh-tiv] , adjective
re·mon·stra·tive·ly, adverb
re·mon·stra·tor [ri-mon-strey-ter] , noun
un·re·mon·strat·ed, adjective
un·re·mon·strat·ing, adjective
un·re·mon·stra·tive, adjective

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Risible

—adjective

1) laughable.

—Related forms

un·ris·i·ble, adjective

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Rubicund

—adjective

1) red or reddish: a rubicund complexion.

—Related forms

ru·bi·cun·di·ty, noun

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Sapient

—adjective

1) wise.

—Related forms

sa·pi·ence, sa·pi·en·cy, noun
sa·pi·ent·ly, adverb
un·sa·pi·ent, adjective
un·sa·pi·ent·ly, adverb

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Scrupulous

—adjective

1) precise or exact: a scrupulous performance.

—Related forms

scru·pu·los·i·ty [skroo-pyuh-los-i-tee] , scru·pu·lous·ness, noun
scru·pu·lous·ly, adverb
hy·per·scru·pu·los·i·ty, noun
hy·per·scru·pu·lous, adjective
hy·per·scru·pu·lous·ly, adverb
hy·per·scru·pu·lous·ness, noun
un·der·scru·pu·lous, adjective
un·der·scru·pu·lous·ly, adverb

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Slacken

—verb

1) to make less intense.

—Related forms

un·slack·ened, adjective
un·slack·en·ing, adjective

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Solicitous

—adjective

1) showing interest or concern: solicitous about a person's health.

—Related forms

so·lic·i·tous·ly, adverb
so·lic·i·tous·ness, noun
non·so·lic·i·tous, adjective
non·so·lic·i·tous·ly, adverb
non·so·lic·i·tous·ness, noun
un·so·lic·i·tous, adjective
un·so·lic·i·tous·ly, adverb
un·so·lic·i·tous·ness, noun

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Somnolent

—adjective

1) causing sleep or sleepy.

—Related forms

som·no·lence, som·no·len·cy, noun
som·no·lent·ly, adverb
hy·per·som·no·lence, noun
hy·per·som·no·lent, adjective
hy·per·som·no·lent·ly, adverb
sem·i·som·no·lence, noun
sem·i·som·no·lent, adjective
sem·i·som·no·lent·ly, adverb
un·som·no·lent, adjective
un·som·no·lent·ly, adverb

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Suffuse

—verb

1) to overspread.

—Related forms

suf·fused·ly [suh-fyoozd-lee, -fyoo-zid-] , adverb
suf·fu·sion [suh-fyoo-zhuh n] , noun
suf·fu·sive [suh-fyoo-siv] , adjective
un·suf·fused, adjective
un·suf·fu·sive, adjective

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Superfluous

—adjective

1) excessive.

—Related forms

su·per·flu·ous·ly, adverb
su·per·flu·ous·ness, noun
un·su·per·flu·ous, adjective
un·su·per·flu·ous·ly, adverb
un·su·per·flu·ous·ness, noun

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Surreptitious

—adjective

1) done in secret: a surreptitious glance.

—Related forms

sur·rep·ti·tious·ly, adverb
sur·rep·ti·tious·ness, noun

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Torpid

—adjective

1) sluggish.

—Related forms

tor·pid·i·ty, tor·pid·ness, noun
tor·pid·ly, adverb

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Verve

—noun

1) vivaciousness: I like a teacher with plenty of verve.

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