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subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
clandestine - secret
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
chicanery - trickery; deception
magistrate - official with power to administer the law