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placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
cistern - reservoir or water tank
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation