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::: prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
::: stipend - pay for services
::: amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
::: ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
::: consonance - harmony; agreement
::: discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
::: imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings