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plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
nutritious - providing nourishment
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness