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dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
converse - opposite; ADJ.
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)