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coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
tenet - doctrine; dogma
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation