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palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
deign - condescend; stoop
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
outspoken - candid; blunt
insurgent - rebellious; N.
amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully