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alleviate - relieve (pain)
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
cogent - convincing
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms