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frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled