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::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
::: rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
::: disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
::: dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
::: palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
::: egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
::: disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
::: forgo - (forego) give up; do without
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop