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prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
preeminent - outstanding; superior
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
inevitable - unavoidable
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body