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mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
coiffure - hairstyle
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
extol - praise very highly; glorify
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer