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dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
referendum - direct vote by all the people
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)