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bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
indisputable - too certain to be disputed; beyond doubt
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
conducive - helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.