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placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
subjugate - conquer; bring under control