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::: pliant - flexible; easily influenced
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
::: salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
::: roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: adept - expert at; very skilled
::: obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs