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submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
bestow - confer
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous