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loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
wary - very cautious; watchful
mollify - soothe an angry person
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
fancied - imagined; unreal
fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability