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quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
residue - remainder; balance
meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
demented - insane