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taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
bigotry - stubborn intolerance
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.