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::: appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
::: gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
::: suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
::: blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
::: facsimile - copy
::: elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
::: metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
::: wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on