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cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
menace - threat; V: threaten
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
stipend - pay for services
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast