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inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court