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propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
humid - damp; N. humidity
enjoin - command; order; forbid
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble