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subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
comprise - include; consist of
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
misgivings - doubts
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten