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acquiesce
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
allure
(v.) to entince, tempt to be attractive
(n.) a strong attraction
askew
(adj, adv.) twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovngly
blithe
(adj.) cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
contentious
(adj.) quarrelsome, inclined to argue
covet
(v.) to desire something belonging to another
crestfallen
(adj.) discouraged dejectected, downcast
disheveled
(adj.) rumpled mussed hanging in disorder
exponent
(n.) one who advocates 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 or pretend
respite
(n.) a period of relief or rest
retribution
(n.) a repayment a deserved punishment
sinuous
(adj.) winding haveing many curves, lithe and flexible
sonourous
(adj.) full deep or rich in sound impressive in style
vanguard
(n.) the foremost part of the army; the leading position in every field
wastrel
(n.) a wasteful person, spendfrift, a good for nothing