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::: upshot - outcome; final result
::: propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
::: cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
::: inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
::: intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
::: grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
::: cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
::: check - stop motion; curb or restrain
::: exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation