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::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
::: hoodwink - deceive; delude
::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
::: overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
::: palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
::: impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
::: nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
::: contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
::: 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