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sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
unintimating - unfrightening
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents