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interloper - intruder; one who interferes
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question