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context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
slither - slip or slide
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal