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compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
executioner - person administering capital punishment
filch - steal (things of small value)