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cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
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
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
hapless - unfortunate; luckless
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion