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::: disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
::: articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
::: maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
::: assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
::: muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
::: corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
::: flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
::: beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to