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bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem