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Acquiesce

V. To accept without protest; to agree to submit

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Allure

V. To entice, tempt; to be attracted to
N. A strong attraction; the power to attract, charm

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Askew

Adj. Adv. Twisted to one side, crooked; disapproving

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Blithe

Adj. Cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned

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Contentious

Adj. Quarrelsome, inclined to argue

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Covet

V. To desire something belonging to another

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Crestfallen

Adj. Discouraged, dejected, downcast

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Disheveled

Adj. Rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder

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Exponent

N. One who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets

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Garrulous

Adj. Given to much talking, tediously chatty

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Insuperable

Adj. Incapable of being overcome

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Lamentable

Adj. To be regretted or pitied

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Misnomer

N. An unsuitable or misleading name

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Profess

V. To affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend

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Respite

N. A period or relief or rest

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Retribution

N. A repayment; a deserved punishment

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Sinuous

Adj. Windings, having many curves; lithe and flexible

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Sonorous

Adj. Full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style

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Vanguard

N. The foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field

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Wastrel

N. A wastrel person, spendthrift; a good for nothing