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abate - subside or moderate
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others