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  1. Assuage • To make mild or less severe • Knowing that monkeys don’t fly will assauge my fears that The Wizard of Oz could actually happen

  2. Amble • To go at a slow easy pace; stroll. • We ambled across the parking lot on our way to the store.

  3. Condescend • To behave as if one is conscious of descending from a superior position, rank, or dignity. • His pedant nature seemed condescending

  4. erratic • deviating from the usual or proper course in  conductor opinion; eccentric. Because of his erratic nature it was no surprise that his room was in shambles.

  5. Amiable • having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities; affable His amiable disposition made it especially easy to like him.

  6. Auspicious • promising success • The auspicious start to the class made Mr. Premont know that this was going to be a good year.

  7. benign • having a kindly nature. • Stephen’s benign act characterized the person he is.

  8. Tacit • Without using words • He didn’t say anything, but I knew it was meant to be a tacit agreement.

  9. malignant • disposed to cause harm, suffering, or distress deliberately • Some cancer is benign, while others are malignant.

  10. perpetrate • To commit • Who perpetrated this so-called comedy?

  11. libel defamation by written or printed words His libel was enough to make people dislike the protagonist.

  12. Provocation • something that incites, instigates, angers, or irritates • His provocation led me to intense anger

  13. Livid • Enraged, furious. • It was safe to say Jack was livid after watching him throw a television across the room.

  14. Austere • Uncompromising, strict • Mr. Premont’s austere personality makes it impossible to slide by.

  15. indignantly • feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure. • He indignantly did not accept the award because he felt it was a defamation to his family