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Allay Alleviate Assuage

appease, mitigate, mollify

Appease Mitigate Mollify

allay, alleviate, assuage

Banal Hackneyed Trite

commonplace, trivial or made common and worn out by overuse

Overture

an introduction to a musical

Prelude

an introduction to a performance

Prologue

an introduction to a poem, play, etc.

Preamble

an introduction to a constitution or legal document

Preface

an introductory statement to a book, article, or speech

Coda

a concluding musical section

Epilogue

a concluding section of a literary work

Addendum

an addition or supplement to a book

Postscript

a note or series of notes appended to a completed letter; abbreviated P.S.

Adjourn

to suspend until a later time

Hiatus

a temporary gap, break in continuity, moratorium, respite

Moratorium

a temporary pause, suspension of activity

Respite

a temporary pause, adjournment, hiatus

Impetuous

impromptu - done on the spur of the moment

Impulsive

rash - done on first impulse, without careful thought

Impromptu

impetuous - done on the spur of the moment

Rash

impulsive - done on first impulse, without careful thought

Garrulous Loquacious Verbose

overly talkative

Laconic Reticent

succinct, taciturn - saying little, keeping brief and to the point

Succinct Taciturn

laconic, reticent - saying little, keeping brief and to the point

Fleeting Transient

temporary, ephemeral, evanescent

Ephemeral Evanescent

temporary, fleeting, transient

Absolve Vindicate

exculpate, exonerate - to free from blame, prove guiltless

Exculpate Exonerate

absolve, vindicate - to free from blame, prove guiltless

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