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dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
gaffe - social blunder
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove