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palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
regatta - boat or yacht race
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
apposite - appropriate; fitting
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird