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