Wordly Wise book 9 Lesson 13

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blandishment

the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery

deprecate

express strong disapproval of

discomfit

to embarrass and confuse

meteoric

like a meteor in speed or brilliance or transience

overbearing

expecting unquestioning obedience

precocious

appearing or developing early

proffer

a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection

remonstrate

argue in protest or opposition

rift

a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

solicitous

(adj.) showing concern or care; fearful or anxious about someone or something

succinct

brief, concise

sylvan

relating to or characteristic of wooded regions

trepidation

a feeling of alarm or dread

untoward

not favorable; unlucky

virtuoso

highly skilled artist

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