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ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed