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promontory - headland
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
tremulous - trembling; wavering
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition