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coax - persuade by flattery
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
analogous - comparable; similar
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
florescence - condition or period of flowering
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy