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humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
recline - lie down
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile