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::: desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
::: scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
::: flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
::: motto - brief statement used to express a principle
::: alleviate - relieve (pain)
::: charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
::: dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
::: collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters