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sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote