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inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking