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amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
topple - become unsteady and fall down
bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.