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subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
terminus - last stop of railroad; end
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
adept - expert at; very skilled
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion