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indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
inkling - hint; slight indication
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate