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console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water