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elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
incur - bring upon oneself