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bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful