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subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
appall - dismay; shock deeply
rejuvenate - make young again
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)