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alleviate - relieve (pain)
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
pendulous - hanging; suspended
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie