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::: protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
::: 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
::: enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
::: scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
::: callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
::: convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
::: hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: hazardous - dangerous