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assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
longevity - long life; long duration
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
comprehend - include; understand
Occident - the West
solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe