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platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
generate - cause; produce; create
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
animosity - active enmity
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)