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placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
arboreal - of or living in trees
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
gaudy - flashy; showy
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease