WW 9.13

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blandishment

n. (often plural) that which is intended to coax or persuade, such as flattery; an allurement

deprecate

v. to criticize or express disapproval of
2. To represent as of little value

discomfit

v. to make uneasy by confusing or embarrassing a person

meteoric

adj. coming into existence swiftly, suddenly, brightly, like a meteor

overbearing

adj. acting in an arrogant, domineering way

precocious

adj. showing exceptionally early development of abilities

proffer

v. to offer for acceptance or consideration
n. An offer

remonstrate

v. to say in protest; to raise an objection

rift

n. a split or crack
2. a break in friendly relations

solicitous

adj. showing interest and care; concerned

succinct

adj. expressed clearly and in few words; concise

sylvan

adj. having to do with trees or wooded areas

trepidation

n. apprehension; dread

untoward

adj. not favorable; unlucky

virtuoso

n. a person with great skill in some art, especially music
adj. done with great skill and dash

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