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1

An expression of approval; praise

Accolade

2

To make less severe; to relieve; lessen

Assuage

3

Unpleasant noise; harsh; discordant sounds

Cacophony

4

Disapproval; blame; a rebuke

Censure

5

A verbal attack; a bitter, abusively critical speech or piece of writing

Diatribe

6

A structure; building; especially of large, imposing size

Edifice

7

Seriousness; severity; weighty importance

Gravity

8

A violation; breaking of a law or rule

Infraction

9

Lacking reverence; showing disrespect

Profane

10

Very serious; solemn; sad and depressing

Somber