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unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
masticate - chew
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back