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appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
disinclination - unwillingness
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness