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palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
wastrel - waster; profligate
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
acrophobia - fear of heights
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;