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placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
animated - lively; spirited
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia