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inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds