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threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
blandishment - flattery
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe