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yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
convex - curving outward
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
tranquillity - calmness; peace
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen