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::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: accelerate - move faster
::: requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
::: outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
::: erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
::: artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
::: purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins