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mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
disinclination - unwillingness
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
adjoin - be next to