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::: repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
::: induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
::: vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
::: bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
::: enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
::: feign - pretend
::: taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack