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wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial