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endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
swindler - cheater
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance