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::: beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
::: deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
::: gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
::: diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
::: antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
::: ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
::: hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
::: prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
::: cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
::: amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph