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allay - calm; pacify
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
promontory - headland
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)