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placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
craven - cowardly
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
interminable - endless
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature