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cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
knoll - little round hill; hillock
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
engaging - charming; attractive
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race