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enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
underscore - underline; emphasize
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong