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propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
compensatory - making up for; repaying
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
ambulatory - able to walk
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty