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wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation