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unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
quicksilver - mercury
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
agenda - items of business at a meeting
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
beseech - beg; plead with