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badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
mishap - unfortunate accident
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow