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ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
approbation - approval
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate