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::: misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
::: hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
::: auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
::: rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
::: parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
::: lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
::: excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
::: withstand - stand up against; resist successfully