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placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
surmise - guess; N.
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea