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conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
hereafter - life after death
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant