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::: emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
::: simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
::: consternation - great shock; dismay
::: allure - entice; attract; tempt
::: infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
::: draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
::: precursor - forerunner; predecessor
::: brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
::: incompatible - inharmonious; N. incompatibility
::: diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse