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sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
allay - calm; pacify
hoary - white with age
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless