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engaging - charming; attractive
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character