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blandishment
noun (often plural)
That which is intended to coax or persuade, such as flattery; an allurement.
deprecate
verb
1. To criticize or express disapproval of.
2. To represent as of little value.
discomfit
verb
To make uneasy by confusing or embarrassing a person.
meteoric
adjective
Coming into existence swiftly, suddenly, brightly, like a meteor.
overbearing
adjective
Acting in an arrogant, domineering way.
precocious
adjective
Showing exceptionally early development of abilities.
proffer
verb
To offer for acceptance or consideration.

noun
An offer.
remonstrate
verb
To say in protest; to raise an objection.
rift
noun
1. A split or crack.
2. A break in friendly relations.
solicitous
adjective
Showing interest and care; concerned.
succinct
adjective
Expressed clearly and in few words; concise.
sylvan
adjective
Having to do with trees or wooded areas.
trepidation
noun
Apprehension; dread.
untoward
adjective
Not favorable; unlucky.
virtuoso
noun
A person with great skill in some art, especially music.

adjective
Done with great skill and dash.