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contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
citadel - fortress
mollify - soothe an angry person
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
abeyance - suspended action
wanderlust - strong longing to travel