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mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food