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backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)