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visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
progenitor - ancestor
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor