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decelerate - slow down
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium