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balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
lascivious - lustful