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allay - calm; pacify
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism