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annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism