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squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
emancipate - set free; liberate
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red