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::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
::: default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
::: dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
::: somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
::: amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
::: mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
::: gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
::: deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect