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allay - calm; pacify
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)