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placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
comprehend - include; understand
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
affluence - abundance; wealth
bolster - support; reinforce