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abbreviate - shorten
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious