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wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
coax - persuade by flattery
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life