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acquiesce
to accept without protest; to agree
allure
to entice, tempt, to be attractive to; noun - a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm
askew
twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly
blithe
cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
contentious
quarrelsome; inclined to argue
covet
to desire something belonging to another
crestfallen
discouraged, dejected, downcast
disheveled
rumpled, mussedp; hanging in disorder
exponent
one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets;
(math) the power to which a number, symbol or expression is to be raised
garrulous
given to much talking; tediously chatty
insuperable
incapable of being overcome
lamentable
to be regretted or pitied
misnomer
an unsuitable or misleading name
profess
to affirm openly; to state belief in; pretend
respite
a period of relief or rest
retribution
a repayment; a deserved punishment
sinuous
winding; having many curves; lithe
sonorous
full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style
vanguard
the foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field
wastrel
a wasteful person, spendthrift; good-for-nothing