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bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
engaging - charming; attractive
endue - provide with some quality; endow
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity