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to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench
severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour in flavor
to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises
Without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers
hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; sheltered, secluded; a sheltered place, a hiding place
(n.) saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense; (v.) to let saliva flow from the mouth
(v.) to demand insistently, especially in payment of a debt; (n.) a creditor; (adj.) dark, dull, drab, dingy
(adj.) conspicuous, standing out from the mass (used particularly in an unfavorable sense)
grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
Based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation
implied or understood though unexpressed; without doubts or reservations, unquestioning; potentially contained in
causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
showing great variety; composed of different elements or many colors; a jester's costume; a jester
(n.) something that is heavy or burdensome (especially an unwelcome responsibility); a stigma; blame
To steal something that has been given into one's trust; to take improperly for one's own use
(v.) to fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height, to give distinct form to
(adj.) dull, lacking in distinction and originality; matter-of-fact, straightforward; characteristic of prose, not poetic
(adj.) making a show of virtue or righteousness; hypocritically moralistic or pious, self-righteous, canting, holier-than-thou
sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliant (applied to mental or personal qualities)
Thin or flimsy in texture; cheap; shoddy or inferior in quality or character; ethically low, mean, or disreputable
(adj.) tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy; (n.) something that induces sleep
Shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; offense, resentment; a vague suspicion
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