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placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
gamut - entire range
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny