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befuddle - confuse thoroughly
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
emanate - issue forth; come out
ambrosia - food of the gods