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diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm