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halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
opportune - timely; well-chosen
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace