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exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
adage - wise saying; proverb
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful