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bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
maudlin - effusively sentimental
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement