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mollify - soothe an angry person
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
indigent - poor; destitute
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured