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tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking