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docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
portly - stout; corpulent
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group