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appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed