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::: emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
::: oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
::: perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
::: contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
::: improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation