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acquiesce
v- to accept without protest; to agree or submit
allure
v- to entice, empt; to be attractive to; n- a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm
askew
adj, adv- 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, mussed; hanging in disorder
exponent
n- one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets; (math) the power to which a number, symbol, or expression is to be raised; adj- explanatory
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 misapplied name
profess
v- to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend
respite
a period of relief and rest
retribution
n- arepayment; 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
n- awasteful person, spendthrift; a good-for-nothing