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mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
capacious - spacious
ambulatory - able to walk
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute