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insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
unintimating - unfrightening
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply