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largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
judicious - sound on judgment; wise
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
compensatory - making up for; repaying
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.