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tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
curtail - shorten; reduce
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
obsequy - funeral ceremony