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exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
allay - calm; pacify
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
bellicose - warlike
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform