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blandishment
persuade
deprecate
criticize
discomfit
make uneasy by confusing or embarassing person
meteoric
swiftly suddenly
overbearing
acting arrogant domineering way
precocious
early development of abilities
proffer
offer
remonstrate
demonstrate. protest. raise objection
rift
split or crack
solicitous
showing interest and care, concerned
succint
concise
sylvan
tree or wooden areas
trepidation
apprehension, dread, uneasyness
untoward
unlucky
virtuoso
great skill in art, esp music
adversity
misfortune
cardinal
important
credible
realiable
empathize
show understanding
faculty
natural powers
inborn ability
teachers of school
harrowing
painful or very distressing
impair
to damage, weaken, lessen
infer
reach conclusion
intuition
knowing something without the use of reason, an insight
mainfest
reveal, evident
nuance
slight change in feeling or meaning
pernicious
very destructive or harmful
solace
comfort or relief in sorrow or distress
treatise
methodically and thoroughly written discussion of a topic
vogue
the popular fashion of the time, wide acceptance of favor
amenity
feature contribue physical comfort
increase attractiveness of location
social courtesy
averse
opposition
complacent
self satisfied
decompose
decay
defra
to pay
emanate
come from a source
facetious
humorous
envisage
picture in one's mind, imagine in future
fallacy
false or mistaken idea
furor
uproar
idyll
episode or experience that is calm
paucity
tiny number
porous
full of tiny holes or spaces
supersede
to replace, cause to be set aside because of superiority
tangible
real or able to be touched