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complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition