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::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
::: clasp - hold firmly within arms
::: discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
::: actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
::: bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
::: tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
::: factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension