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circuitous - roundabout
euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.