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  1. mollify • to calm; pacify moll (soft) + fy (make)

  2. ichthyologist • fish scientist ichthy (fish)+ logy (science) + ist (one who)

  3. polyglot • multi-linguist poly (many) + glot(tongue)

  4. diaphanous • semitransparent dia (through) + phan(appearance) + ous (full of)

  5. somniferous • bringing sleep; boring somn (sleep) + fer (carry) + ous (full of)

  6. sinecure • easy, lucrative job sine (without) + cure (care)

  7. soliloquy • speech to oneself sol (alone) + loqu(talk)

  8. adherent • supporter ad (to) + here (stick)

  9. abjure • swear to give up ab (away) + jur (swear)

  10. caustic • sarcastic; corrosive caust (burn)

  11. confluence • flowing together con (together) + flu (flow)

  12. depose • topple from power de (down) + pos (put)

  13. egomania • self-obsession ego (I) + mania(madness)

  14. egregious • outrageously bad e = ex (out) + greg (group) + ous (full of)

  15. analgesic • painkiller an- (without) + algia (pain)

  16. chiromancy • palm reading chiro (hand) + mancy (divine knowledge)

  17. oligarchy • government by a few olig (few) + archy (government)

  18. intractable • difficult to manage or control in (not) + tract(pull) + able

  19. intransigent • refusing to change mind in (not) + transigent (compromising)

  20. perfidious • not able to be trusted per (through) + fid (faith) + ous (full of)

  21. perspicuous • brilliantly clear per (through) + spic = spec (look) + ous (full of)

  22. ingenuous • innocent or naïve in (in) + gen(origin) + ous (full of)

  23. circumlocution • indirect speech; talking around an issue circum (around) + locu (talk)

  24. gregarious • sociable greg (group) + ous (full of)

  25. discursive • rambling dis (away) + curs (run)