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insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
flotsam - drifting wreckage
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity