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palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
deranged - insane