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subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
censorious - severely critical
monochrome - painting in only one color; ADJ.
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance