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::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: coax - persuade by flattery
::: indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
::: attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
::: nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
::: flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles