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::: emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
::: zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: repository - storehouse
::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
::: forward - presumptuous or bold
::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
::: continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric