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summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)