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emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail