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mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
avarice - greediness for wealth
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye