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steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
molecule - the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance