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noose - loop formed in a rope
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret