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extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity