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derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
demise - death
miserly - stingy; mean
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
visage - face; appearance
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex