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farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
allay - calm; pacify
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
traduce - expose to slander
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.