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invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
credence - belief
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold