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obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
cistern - reservoir or water tank
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?