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subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
mollify - soothe an angry person
evenhanded - impartial; fair
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
personable - attractive (in personality or appearance)
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile