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waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
betroth - become engaged to marry
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.