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Approval or opposite

Approbation

1

Make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense

Assuage

2

An alliance for combined action, esp. a temporary alliance of political parties forming a government or states

Coalition

3

Moral or cultural decline as characterized by excessive indulgence in pleasure or luxury

Decadence

4

Evoke or draw out ( a response, answer, or fact) from someone in reaction to one's own actions or questions

Elicit

5

Express strong disapproval or disagreement

Expostulate

6

(a phrase or idea) lacking significance through having been overused; unoriginal and trite

Hackneyed

7

A pause or gap in a sequence, series, or process

Hiatus

8

an allusive or oblique remark or hint, typically a suggestive or disparaging one

Innuendo

9

tired, bored, or lacking enthusiasm, typically after having had too much of something

Jaded

10

very vivid in color, esp. so as to create an unpleasantly harsh or unnatural effect

Lurid

11

deserving reward or praise

Meritorious

12

(Of a person or their manner) childish sulky or bad-tempered

Petulant

13

A right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class

Prerogative

14

Of or concerning a province of a country or empire

Provincial

15

Imitate the appearance or character of

Simulate

16

be or go beyond the rage or limits of (something abstract, typically a conceptual field or division)

Transcend

17

Offense or annoyance

Umbrage

18

(of a person) excessively or ingratiatingly flattering; oily

Unctuous