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compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
droll - queer and amusing
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental