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wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
accord - agreement