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::: appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
::: colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
::: volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
::: polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
::: fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
::: absolve - pardon (an offense)
::: corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood