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emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
skinflint - miser; stingy person
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
decelerate - slow down