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blandishment
n. (often plural)
that which is intended to coax or persuade, such as flattery; an allurment
deprecate
v.
1 to criticize or express dissapproval of
2. to represent as of little value
discomfit
v.
to make uneasy by confusing or embarrassing a person
meteoric
adj.
coming into existence swiftly, suddenly, brightly, like a meteor
overbearing
adj.
acting in an arrogant, domineering way
precocious/precocity
adj./n
showing exceptionally early development of abilities
proffer
v
to offer for acceptance or consideration
n.
an offer
remonstrate
v.
to say in protest; to raise an objection
rift
n.
1 a split or crack
2. a break in friendly relations
solicitous
adj.
showing interest and care; concerned
succinct
adj.
expressed clearly and in few words; concise
sylvan
adj.
having to do with trees or wooded areas
trepidation
n.
apprehension; dread
untoward
adj.
not favorable; unlucky
virtuoso
n.
a person with great skill in some art, expecially music
adj.
done with great skill and dash