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::: palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
::: supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
::: fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
::: repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
::: bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
::: impenitent - not repentant
::: placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease