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::: extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
::: seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
::: prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
::: chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
::: suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
::: transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
::: wanderlust - strong longing to travel
::: conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.