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capitulate
surrender under agreed conditions
pamphlet
a small book
celerity
rapidity, quickness
thrall
bondage, slavery, thraldom
fluster
confused and upset,
perturbation
truckle
bootlick, kotow, toady, kowtow, fawn, suck up
pert
impertinent, saucy
unseemly
indecent, uncomely, untoward, indecorous, unbecoming
cognate
blood relative
blazon
official symbols of a family coat of arms, arms
apothegm
maxim. aphorism
broach
a decorative pin breastpin, brooch

bring up a topic for discussion
initiate
seraph
angel
ursine
relating to bears
reprieve
respite
caryatid
column carved in the shape of a female person
tryst
meeting, with opposite sex
rendezvous
paddock
pen where racehorses are saddled and paraded before a race
bristle
A stiff hair
Thea state of movement or action
garden bristled with toddlers
marauder
predator, vulture
parable
allegory, apologue, fable
egregious
Conspicuously bad, flagrant
melange
a motley assortment of things
farrago, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, mingle-mangle, mishmash, oddments, odds and ends
litotes
understatement for rhetorical effect