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reiterate - repeat
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
indict - charge; N. indictment
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner