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Cajole
to persuade by using flattery
deceive
exhort
to urge strongly
provoke
coerce
to persuade through the use of force
compel
induce
to cause
incite, impel
coax
to persuade by using flattery
cajole
provoke
to stir up; to excite
incite, impel
obligatory
required
mandatory
wheedle
to influence by flattery
cajole
goad
to urge into action
incite, impel
begrudge
to give in to something reluctantly
concede
spur
to goad into action
incite, impel
prerequisite
a requirement
obligation
resigned
accepting of one's fate
begrudging
tactile
able to be sensed by touch
palpable
olfactory
relating to the sense of smell
gustatory
relating to the sense of taste
auditory
relating to the sense of hearing
aural
discern
to perceive as separate; to sense keenly
perceive, distinguish
pungent
having a sharp or irritating odor
zesty
palpable
detectable by touch
tactile
ascertain
to learn for certain
discern
savory
pleasant tasting; appetizing
palatable
putrid
rotten; having a foul odor
decayed
perceptive
able to perceive; aware
keen, insightful
perceive
to become aware
discern
aural
relating to the sense of hearing
auditory
tangible
detectable by touch
palatable
thwart
to stop something before it is able to succeed
foil
abstain
to refrain from action
forgo
deterrent
something that acts to discourage
impediment
impede
to slow the progress of, to block
obstruct
hinder
to slow the progress of, to block
obstruct
curtail
to make less
diminish
impediment
something that works to impede progress
hindrance
stymie
to present an obstacle to
hinder
dissuade
to persuade not to do something
deter
refrain
to hold back from doing
inhibit
abstinence
the voluntary avoidance of something
tentative
uncertain
cautious
hamper
to restrict the progress of
impede, hinder
destitute
completely penniless
penniless
frugal
economical; good with money
thrifty, penniless
remuneration
payment for services
income
impecunious
without money
destitute
improvident
excessive thriftiness
miserliness
parsimony
excessive thriftiness
miserliness
venal
able to be bribed
corruptible
thrifty
economical; good with money
frugal
pauper
an extremely poor individual
mendicant
mercenary
one who gives his services to the highest bidder
perquisite
payment or privilege received in addition to wages
insolvent
bankrupt
broke
indigent
impoverished, poor
destitute
pecuniary
pertaining to money
prophecy
a prediction of the future
divination
harbinger
a precursor
omen
augur
to predict the future
divine
premonition
a forewarning
hunch
portend
to give advance warning
foreshadow
prescient
having knowledge of future events
clairvoyant
omen
a sign of something to come
portent
foresight
the ability to see things coming
anticipation
clairvoyant
one with great foresight
visionary
portent
an omen of a future event
omen
preempt
to block by acting first
anticipate
premeditate
to plan ahead of time
plot
prophetic
able to tell the future
prescient
bode
to be an omen for something
portend
archaic
ancient
primitive
relic
an object from an ancient time
artifact
decrepit
worn out from old age or use
battered
antiquated
obsolete; outdated
primitive
antiediluvian
very old
archaic
defunct
no longer in existence
dead, extinct
perpetuate
to keep from dying out
immortalize
outmoded
out of fashion; obsolete
obsolete
artifact
an object of historical interest
relic
obsolete
outmoded
antiquated
dilapidated
worn out from old age or use
decrepit, feeble
threadbare
shabby; worn down such that the threads show
decrepit, feeble
archive
a collection of historically interesting material
apathy
lack of feeling; lack of interest
indifference
apprehensive
anxious about what is to come
uneasy
contrite
repentant
remorseful
lament
to mourn, to show sorrow
grieve
console
to comfort
soothe, calm
impassive
lacking emotion
apathetic
ignominy
humiliation; shame
disgrace, dishonor
pathos
pity; feeling of sorrow
anguish
empathy
the ability to identify with another's feelings
penitent
feeling remorse for one's actions
repentant, contrite
sympathy
the ability to share another's feelings
compassion
poignant
causing a sharp emotional response
moving
remorse
regret for past deeds
anguish
antipathy
strong feelings against something