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