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console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity