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badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)