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amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.