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complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous