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::: manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.
::: disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
::: homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
::: ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
::: dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
::: embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
::: inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
::: repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
::: distend - expand; swell out
::: relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe