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opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
gratuity - tip
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself