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asphyxiate
v. To undergo asphyxia; suffocate
desist
v. To cease doing something; forbear
efferminate
adj. having qualities or characteristics more often associated with women than men.
emapthy
n. the attribution of one's own feelings to an object
evanescent
adj. vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
Indite
v. to write; compose
intinerary
n. a route or proposed route of a journey
lien
n. the right to take and hold or sell the property of a debtor as security or payment for a debt or duty.
maxim
n. a saying that widely accepted on its own merits
motif
n. a recurrent thematic element in an artistic or literary work
palfrey
n. a saddle horse, especially one for a woman to ride
phalanx
n. a body of heavily armed infantry of ancient Greece
Svelte
adj. slender and graceful in form
tertiary
adj. third in place, order, degree, or rank
trenchant
adj. forceful, effective, and vigorous