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placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer