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::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
::: veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
::: provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
::: satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
::: apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
::: prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)