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Occident - the West
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
abate - subside or moderate
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
finite - limited
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather