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::: nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
::: despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
::: pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
::: patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
::: vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
::: lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
::: nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome