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writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
beeline - direct quick route
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
spoof - parody
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief