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subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
dappled - spotted
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
lascivious - lustful