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scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence