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nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance