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pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
remediable - reparable
roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
labyrinth - maze
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee