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propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities