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::: converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
::: deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
::: bilk - swindle; cheat
::: earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
::: rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D