Feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
To make (someone) less angry or hostile.
A group of people with shared concerns within a political party or larger organization.
Make less severe, serious, or painful.
The artistic imitation of wood or wood grains in various media.
Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone.
(Of a route or journey) longer than the most direct way.
Lacking in color, spirit, or vitality.