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appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
infirmity - weakness
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo