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subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
spoof - parody
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
abscond - depart secretly and hide
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman