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::: gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
::: introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
::: palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
::: prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
::: cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
::: malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
::: epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
::: ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
::: garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
::: abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect