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::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
::: transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
::: lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
::: asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
::: subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
::: conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
::: referendum - direct vote by all the people
::: recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted