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pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement