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conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
pretext - excuse
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
emanate - issue forth; come out
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain