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::: mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
::: encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
::: vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
::: facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
::: gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
::: amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
::: verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
::: animosity - active enmity
::: mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor