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acquiesce
to accept without protest; to agree or submit
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syn. -comply with,accede, consent,yield
allure
to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm

beguile,tantalize; temptation, enticement
askew
twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly

arwy, lopsided, cockeyed
blithe
cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned

carefree, nonchalant, indifferent
contentious
quarrelsome, inclined to argue

argumentative, disputatious, combative
convet
to desire something belonging to another

crave, yearn for, hunger for
crestfallen
discouraged, dejected, downcast

despondent, disconsolate
disheveled
rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder

untidy, disarranged, tousled, unkempt
exponent
one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets

defender, champion, interpreter
garrulous
given to much talking, tediously chatty

talkative, loquacious, long-winded
insuperable
incapable of being overcome

invincible, insurmountable
lamentable
to be regretted or pitied

deplorable, regrettable, distressing
misnomer
an unsuitable or misleading name

misnaming, malapropism
profess
to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend

assert, declare, proclaim, purport
respite
a period of relief or rest

interval, intermission, lull, breather
retribution
a repayment; a deserved punishment

recompense, requital, just deserts
sinuous
winding, having many curves, lithe and flexible

twisting, convoluted, serpentine, supple
sonorous
full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style

resonant, resounding, grandiloquent
vanguard
the foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field

forefront, cutting edge, trailblazers
wastrel
a wasteful person, spendthrift; a good-for-nothing

loafer, idler, squanderer, profligate