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::: allay - calm; pacify
::: variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
::: distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
::: advent - arrival
::: remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
::: obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness