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adjacent
near; next to
foretaste
preview; warning
insinuate
to suggest or hint
recompense
pay back; give a reward to
sullen
grumpy; peevish
truce
a pause in fighting; temporary peace
dissuade
to persuade not to do something
entrepeneur
a person who starts their own business
firebrand
a piece of burning wood; a troublemaker
indignant
filled with resentment or anger
regime
a gov. in power; a period of rule
unscathed
unharmed; not injured
culminate
to reach a high point of development; to end
goad
to drive or urge on
peevish
cross; complaining; stubborn
verify
to establish the truth; confirm
yearn
to have a strong desire
alliance
join together for a common purpose
bewilder
to puzzle completely; confuse
dishearten
to discourage
malignant
deadly; extremely harmful
mortify
to hurt someone's feelings deeply; humiliate
orthodox
customary; traditional
anecdote
short account of an incident in someone's life
docile
easily taught, led, or managed; obedient
fickle
liable to change rapidly
tactful
skilled in handling difficult situations
tamper
to interfere with; meddle with
entreat
to beg; implore; ask earnestly
iota
a very small part or quantity