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palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
libidinous - lustful
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage