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patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
paramour - illicit lover
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
wary - very cautious; watchful
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement