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quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
fallible - liable to err
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize